Friday, May 18, 2007

Bug Business

Gary Hevel, entomologist and public information officer with the Smithsonian Institution, speaks with schoolchildren about his mounted insect collection. He’s collected more than 4,000 species in his own backyard in Silver Spring, Maryland, including a new species of moth and a few wasp species that may be new to science.

Photograph by Mark Christmas/NGS


Species count: 27

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