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Home Is Where The Heart Is
August 9, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

They say, “home is where the heart is”, and in my case that is true. However, home is also where you say things like, “Don’t kill that Black Widow. I need it…,” or “So………do you have any plans for that dead armadillo?” My parents live on a working ranch, complete with cows and buzzards, hay […]

How to Spread and Mount a Butterfly – Part IV
March 17, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Here is the final installment of our 4-part video tutorial about mounting a butterfly. HMNS entomologist Erin Mills walks you through process step-by-step. Part IV: Setting Your Butterfly 

How to Spread and Mount a Butterfly – Video Tutorial Part I
February 24, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS entomologist Erin Mills walks you through how to mount and display a butterfly in this 4-part video tutorial.  Part I: Supplies Check back next week for Part II!  

Photo From You:Insect Identification
May 24, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Photo submitted by Alex Last week we got an interesting photo from a man named Alex in Guanajuato, Mexico. At first glance it looks like a stem with green thorns and some really weird, spiky, alien-looking bugs. The “green thorns” are actually insects that often get dismissed as, well, green thorns! These little guys are called […]



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