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Oh, the Bugs They Saw at the Bohart!

UC Davis entomology graduate student Charlotte Herbert helps  Norah Nguyen of Vacavile, who will be three in January, with an arts and crafts activity.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

They learned about sawtoothed grain beetles, carpet beetles and other pantry pests. They learned about walking sticks, Madagascar hissing cockroaches, tarantulas and praying mantids--all residents of the live “petting zoo.”  All in...

UC Davis entomology graduate student Charlotte Herbert helps  Norah Nguyen of Vacavile, who will be three in January, with an arts and crafts activity.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis entomology graduate student Charlotte Herbert helps Norah Nguyen of Vacavile, who will be three in January, with an arts and crafts activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis entomology graduate student Charlotte Herbert helps Norah Nguyen of Vacavile, who will be three in January, with an arts and crafts activity. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren high-fives a walking stick, perched on the hand of her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren high-fives a walking stick, perched on the hand of her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren high-fives a walking stick, perched on the hand of her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches, aka
Madagascar hissing cockroaches, aka "hissers," occupy hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Madagascar hissing cockroaches, aka "hissers," occupy hands. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Chaco golden knee tarantula, fondly nicknamed
A Chaco golden knee tarantula, fondly nicknamed "Coco McFluffin," drew lots of interest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Chaco golden knee tarantula, fondly nicknamed "Coco McFluffin," drew lots of interest. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (center), shows viceroy butterflies to newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren and her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (center), shows viceroy butterflies to newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren and her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum associate Greg Kareofelas (center), shows viceroy butterflies to newly elected Winters City Council member Jesse Loren and her husband, Brian Bellamy. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 3:36 PM

Charlotte and the Walking Stick: A New Hair Barrette

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The thing about walking sticks is that they walk. They don't skip, run, or gallop. They walk. And they look just like the twigs from their habitat. Oh, what a camouflage! So when the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house, themed "Keep Calm and...

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Charlotte Herbert, who is seeking her doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, has a visitor in her hair--a stick insect barrette. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a
George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a "barrette" in the hair of his friend, UC Davis entomology graduate student and Bohart volunteer Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

George Alberts of Los Angeles points to a "barrette" in the hair of his friend, UC Davis entomology graduate student and Bohart volunteer Charlotte Herbert. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM

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