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The Day That Bugs Ruled

Picnic Day visitors at the Bohart Museum photograph two thorny walking sticks from Southeast Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you poked around all the bug exhibits during the campuswide UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 16, you probably came away thinking:  Bugs...

Picnic Day visitors at the Bohart Museum photograph two thorny walking sticks from Southeast Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Picnic Day visitors at the Bohart Museum photograph two thorny walking sticks from Southeast Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Picnic Day visitors at the Bohart Museum photograph two thorny walking sticks from Southeast Asia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A tobacco hornworm, a pest of tomatoes (as is the tomato hornworm), crawls on a youngster's hand at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A tobacco hornworm, a pest of tomatoes (as is the tomato hornworm), crawls on a youngster's hand at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A tobacco hornworm, a pest of tomatoes (as is the tomato hornworm), crawls on a youngster's hand at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina portentosa, at the Bohart Museum drew
A Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina portentosa, at the Bohart Museum drew "oohs" and "aahs." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Madagascar hissing cockroach, Gromphadorhina portentosa, at the Bohart Museum drew "oohs" and "aahs." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, competed in the cochroach races at Briggs Hall. It won its race. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, competed in the cochroach races at Briggs Hall. It won its race. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This American cockroach, Periplaneta americana, competed in the cochroach races at Briggs Hall. It won its race. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Red Admiral butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, at the Pollinator Pavilion at Briggs Hall. Graduate student Margaret
A Red Admiral butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, at the Pollinator Pavilion at Briggs Hall. Graduate student Margaret "Rei" Scampavia coordinated the exhibit at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A Red Admiral butterfly, Vanessa atalanta, at the Pollinator Pavilion at Briggs Hall. Graduate student Margaret "Rei" Scampavia coordinated the exhibit at Briggs Hall. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 3:17 PM
 
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