a song to help remember the Orders of some common insects.
Listen to the hymn of the milling ants
The Hymnoptera of tireless labors
Cringe at the bloated toadies, yuck! 32 more words
Not all our visitors arrive on foot. On Monday last, just as we were finishing up for the day, an unusual visitor arrived. Our volunteers, Mary and Harriet and Bernard the gardener, watched in amazement as it darted about and hovered, its wings flapping rapidly. 813 more words
2017 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of the German artist and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, one of the most celebrated natural scientists of her time. 796 more words