The Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis has numerous displays in the hallway outside and inside the museum. This display shows the many places around the world where UCD scientists have gathered species. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Tabatha Yang, education and outreach coordinator for the Bohart Museum of Entomology and the Museum of Wildlife & Fish Biology at UC Davis, reaches for a Madagascar cockroach. They are big, beautiful and charismatic. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
This wasp has unusual jaws longer than its front legs. Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis professor, discovered it. It was found on a remote mountain on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis professor, holds up the wasp she discovered. She plans on naming the wasp in honor of the Indonesian national symbol, the Garuda, a mythical warrior that is part human and part bird of prey. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Sophie Andersen, granddaughter of the author, always notices insects and other critters in all habitats. She watches raptly as a spider traps a grasshopper. Even as a 2-year-old, she was often found taking a roly poly bug for a walk, gently held in her hand. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
The Wilson family of Sacramento paid an impromptu visit to the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis. Their friend Jordan Reeves, at right, shared how he used to be afraid of bugs but his grandfather started bringing them to the museum and now he loves them and is in a bee study group in his fourth grade class in Elk Grove. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
This nicely slow moving Madagascar cockroach is in one of the live exhibits you can experience at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UCD campus. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo

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