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Spider Crimes: the Worst Halloween Decorations on the Shelf, Scientifically Speaking
October 16, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

by Melissa Hudnall September comes and I am shaken to the core with fear. I know what’s coming. No, I don’t mean winter, I mean another year of dismembered bodies and deformed figures. Can I handle the pain in their hurt eyes? Then it happens; I see the first hint of a hairy leg. My […]

Stay cool in the rainforest: summer events unfold at the Cockrell Butterfly Center
May 30, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Summer is here and the kids are out of school, so what better time to escape the heat and join us here at HMNS for some cool and educational arthropod experiences! The Cockrell Butterfly Center will be welcoming back a popular summertime program and introducing a couple of new ones which will be sure to […]

New Furry Friends for the Butterfly Center!
April 2, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

I am used to needing to replace insects on display. There are several factors that have an effect on their longevity and for the most part they do very well, but insects only live so long. I get so preoccupied with them that I forget about the more long-lived species such as the arachnids – like tarantulas […]

Punkin, my Halloween spider
October 28, 2009 · 8 Comments

Today’s guest blogger is Cletus Lee. Mr. Lee is a native of Virginia and received a BS in Geology from Virginia Tech.  He tells us that, after an interesting career in the Oil & Gas industry, followed by another in information sciences, he retired in 2008 and is pursuing nature photography, cycling and other long time […]



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