Posts Tagged: uninvited guests
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)
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 "hissers," occupy hands. (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)
When the Bohart Museum of Entomology hosts its open house, “Uninvited Guests: Common Pests Found in the Home," from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, "invited" guests will meet "uninvited" pests. The family friendly event, free and open to the...
Bohart Museum volunteer Noah Crockette, a high school senior planning a career in entomology, stands by the many items in the museum's gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
These are some of the stuffed animal critters available in the gift shop: (clockwise, from left) louse, bed bug, tardigrade, ant and mosquito. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith, who curates the Bohart Museum's butterfly and moth collection, has made these insect collection boxes, available at the gift shop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)