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My love affair with the tropics (how and why I became a biologist)
December 30, 2008 · 1 Comment

 Our fearless leader Dr. Larry Gilbert My introduction to the tropics was in the summer of 1983, when I lucked into accompanying Dr. Larry Gilbert (UT Zoology) and his students on a field course to Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica.  Not being a student at the time (I’d gotten a BA in linguistics a […]

Buggin Around in Costa Rica
April 17, 2008 · 1 Comment

Hey bug fans! In mid-March, Laurie and I had the opportunity of a lifetime! We were able to travel to Costa Rica and visit a butterfly farm that is one of our largest and best suppliers of tropical butterflies. I know we’ve kept you in suspense for long enough, so without further ado, here’s how […]

Butterflies Complete Me
April 10, 2008 · 1 Comment

Well, hello everyone! My name is Laurie, and I am one of the Entomologists at the Cockrell Butterfly Center located in the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  I hope everyone will enjoy this new blogging adventure we are starting here. There is so much stuff we want to share with you, so keep on checking back […]



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