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Look What I Found! Exotic insects in the Houston area
June 18, 2009 · 3 Comments

I know I tend to “toot the horns” of the exotic insects that we have here at the Cockrell Butterfly Center. They really are incredible and most people, including myself (for now at least),would not get the chance to see these animals without traveling to their individual countries of origin. I must say, though, that Texas, […]

Because One Roach Post Just Isn’t Enough
January 26, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: sirtrentalot In my previous post about roaches, I let you know that roaches are helpful to man even if you don’t want to snuggle with them. Now I would like to give you a few fun facts to let you know why they are kinda awesome. In no particular order: Roaches are 340 […]

Your Friend: The Roach
January 9, 2009 · 2 Comments

Often dogs are credited as “man’s best friend,” but I beg to differ.  I offer you instead the humble roach.  The usually and immediate reaction to the word “roach” (or the actual specimen) is disgust and panic.  I will fully admit that I don’t love them in our garage and that they give me the […]

Eeeeeeeeeeewww, Roaches!!!!
November 7, 2008 · 16 Comments

In my line of work, I’ve come to know insects pretty well. I recognize the importance of each and every kind of insect and I love to teach the public about them. Insects help us infinitely more than they could ever harm us! The one poor soul that gets the most grief is a wonderful little […]


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