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Insect zoo; how to collect and care for insects.

by Constance Ewbank

  • 120 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Collection and preservation -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Insects as pets.,
  • Insects -- Collection and preservation.

  • About the Edition

    Explains how to catch, house, feed, and observe a wide variety of insects. Includes suggestions for collecting and preserving them when they die.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 91.

    StatementIllustrated by Barbara Wolff.
    ContributionsWolff, Barbara, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL465 .E9 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5311439M
    ISBN 100802761453, 0802761461
    LC Control Number72095798

    Insects as Pets: You Can Make an Insect Zoo Insect Zoo- How to Collect and Care for losects Let's Go Outdoors, by Preston Duncan Pet Bugs: A Kid's Guide, by Sally Kneidel What We Fmd When We Look Under Rocks, by Jean Zallin. They're pollinators, they power the food chain and they help keep our environment healthy. In many ways, bugs rule our planet. At the new Insect Zoo, located in the Education Center, guests can explore the fascinating world of insects, arachnids and other arthropods, and discover that small things matter.

    Get this from a library! The insect book: a basic guide to the collection and care of common insects for young children. [Connie Zakowski] -- A guide to capturing, feeding, and identifying common insects. This zoo is tiny! The first few rooms consist of just dead bugs (though many many of them) to show the various types of insects. Then there’s a small spider section to see live tarantulas in cages then a butterfly garden. After that you enter the stick insect section where a / TripAdvisor reviews.

    insects •Get good guide books for general and specialized uses. Some ID books are written specifically on plant pest and use the plant species and damage done to determine species. Some good books: •Peterson Field Guides: Insects •Photographic Atlas of Entomology and Guide To Insect Identification •How to Know the Immature Insects.   Use a pair of forceps or long tweezers to handle the insects you collect. Some insects sting or pinch, so it is safer to use forceps to hold them. Small insects can be hard to pick up with your fingers. Always grasp an insect gently on a soft area of its body, like the abdomen, so it is not harmed.


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