27 September 2009

*The Bizarre & Wonderful World of Insects!*

Cornell University’s Department of Entomology will host “Insectapalooza
2009” on Saturday, October 3 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Comstock Hall on
the Cornell campus. Come visit the legendary Arthropod Zoo and this
year’s Live Butterfly House. Tour through the world famous Cornell
Insect Collection and see samples of more than 5,000,000 preserved
specimens. Learn about mutations in insects, how insects impact human
and animal health, invasive species, genetically modified organisms and
biological control. Meet the Entomology faculty, students and staff who
study insects in order to find better ways to protect our food, health
and biodiversity. This is a fun event for all ages and there is no cost
for admission.

1 comment:

Alexis said...

This was an awesome exhibit. The butterfly room was my favorite place. One butterfly landed on my nose. But there was no chance of me eating the cricket cookies.