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How to be a curious entomologist

Insects are everywhere. They are so many, and so varied — fascinating, beautiful, mysterious, bizarre. Through their mind-boggling biodiversity they offer us a window into the ecological complexity of life on Earth, and give us a powerful insight of the workings of the natural world. 257 more words


Delightful dung beetles

The latest display in our changing Presenting… case showcases a wonderful array of dung beetles. Darren Mann, head of our Life Collections, tells us why they are so important. 485 more words

Life Collections

Sunday Wanderings

Popped out mainly in Wiltshire looking for butterflies but the weather turned out more windy than predicted so didn’t really take many pictures of them, however her is the various pictures taken from a long tiring day walking around… 75 more words


Cotton Coming Up, Variety Trial Planted, Scout Thrips

Cotton is anywhere from just planted to cotyledon to 4 leaf at this time. Recent rains have growers planting and we hope to have more this weekend.  587 more words


Satsuma Insect Issues

This may not be the case everywhere, but here we avoided some serious freeze injury on our 3 year old trees. These satsumas are going on 4 years old, so next year is the year we hope to harvest these. 340 more words


today i learned - fri 19th may 2017

it’s friyay againnnnn!!!!! 😬😬😬 it’s finally weekend ‘o’ clock … i hope that you’ve got lots planned 🙂

anyway, i’m going to warn you that today’s fact is one that airs on the side of weird alien film mixed with the last of us mixed with every ant based zombie nightmare you’ve ever had 🐜 (that will make sense very soon) 315 more words

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