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Why Not Both: The Story Of A Gynandromorph
May 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

In 2013 a unique aberration made its appearance at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.  A Great Southern White (Ascia monuste) butterfly emerged from its chrysalis with a perfect bilateral split down the center of its body. One side of the butterfly was male, the other was female. Since the Great Southern White is a sexually dimorphic […]

Bug Love! The Art Of Finding A Mate In The Insect World
February 14, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  Every year on Valentine’s Day, we in the Cockrell Butterfly Center like to think about all our favorite insects and the methods they use to find mates. From special pheromones to elaborate mating rituals, every insect has a way to find a mate (or more often, multiple mates)!   It’s the smell that counts […]

12 Gifts That Belong On Your Wish List
November 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

  Busy planning your holiday shopping list that you haven’t even thought about your own wish list? We’ve created a list of 12 unique items that you’ll fall in love with.  Pharaoh’s Sand Timer $34.95 Made of cold cast resin and hand painted, the Pharaoh’s sand timer lasts for 5 minutes. One end features the […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
October 16, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – The Archives War – The True Story of Moving the Capital of Texas from Houston to Austin by The Archives War was a seminal moment in the history of Texas–and our city Houston. The Archives War helped settle the debate on where the capital of Texas would be, and very few know about […]



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