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Bell peppers, bananas and beer: the Cockrell Butterfly Center’s Grocery List
December 8, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Take a look at this list. You are probably thinking, “ok, someone’s shopping list, so what?“. What if I told you that most of these things are not even for human consumption, but for butterflies, reptiles, and other various insects? You’d probably think I’m crazy! Well, you’re not alone. Have you ever bought Guinness at […]

Being Natural: Nancy Greig
October 11, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

In 1994, Dr. Nancy Greig inherited what was “basically a hole in the ground.” More than 21 years later, the Cockrell Butterfly Center is a world-renowned exhibition, and Greig’s vision is a major part of the success of both the CBC and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. As Greig puts it, getting the job […]

Pinchers, stingers and claws, oh my.
May 12, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: furryscaly “How do you count scorpions?” Well, carefully is the best answer. The same can be said for any animals with either pinchers, claws, or really sharp teeth. That pretty much covers the majority of our animal collection here (except for the amphibians). The next question that pops to mind is: why would […]

A day in the life of “Bugs on Wheels”
February 6, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

“Bugs on Wheels” is the ever-so-popular outreach program that sweeps Erin and me away from the office on many days.  Our very first program was on Feb. 13, 2006 and needless to say, it was a HIT!  If you have ever wondered what goes on at a “Bugs on Wheels,” wonder no more because you are […]



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