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Category Archives: Notes from the Lab

Notes from the Lab: Bess Beetles

  • December 12, 2019

This week I want to introduce you to our small herd of Odontotaenius disjunctus, or Bess Beetles! These ground-dwelling, social insects belong to... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Goliath Bird-eating Tarantula

  • December 5, 2019

This week, we’re talking about everyone’s favorite tarantula: Polly, the Goliath Birdeater! Polly is easily one of MBHI’s most popular animals,... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Domino Roach

  • November 29, 2019

When you think of cockroaches, “cute” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind. Yet that is how Therea petiveriana, or the... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Vietnamese Walking Stick

  • November 21, 2019

Medauroidea extradentata. You know them, you love them. Chances are, if you’ve spent any time with us, you’ve held them. The Vietnamese... Continue Reading

Notes from the Lab: Two-Spotted Assassin Bugs

  • November 11, 2019

This week I want to introduce you to our own Deadly Viper Assassination Squad: Platymerus biguttatas or, the Two-Spotted Assassin Bug. If you... Continue Reading