Bug-Blogging Galore

Over at IB401, the entomology students are blogging faster than a swarm of locusts in a candy shop*:

Drop by and leave them some comments!

*or, whatever.

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Thanks, now I have a mental picture of a crowd of locusts all sitting around with their computers, blogging intently, while sucking on a lolipop with the other 'hand'...

And I really want that pink(!) mantid!