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Bohart Museum Open House: Ants, Hissers, Sticks and More

Come for the ants, stay for the hissers. Or come for the hissers, stay for the ants. Either way, it's all good. When the Bohart Museum of...

A velvety tree ant encounters a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A velvety tree ant encounters a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A velvety tree ant encounters a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to hold a hisser (Madagascar hissing cockroach)? You can at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Want to hold a hisser (Madagascar hissing cockroach)? You can at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Want to hold a hisser (Madagascar hissing cockroach)? You can at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 5:41 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Bohart: Bugs, Boom, Bang!

Talk about alliteration! Bohart: Bugs, Boom, Bang! That's the theme of the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house when the scientists and...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 10:45 AM
Tags: bang (1), Bohart Museum of Entomology (636), boom (1), bugs (16), gift shop (10), hiss (1), insects (82), Lynn Kimsey (437), petting zoo (9), UC Davis Picnic Day (76)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

A Birthday Visit to the Bohart

When you visit a traditional zoo, you might see lions, tigers and bears. Oh, my! If you visit the Bohart Museum of Entomology's petting...

Tabatha Yang, the Bohart Museum's education and outreach coordinator, introduces a stick insect, aka walking stick, to Teddy Marlatte, 4, and his mother, Maddy Marlatte of Auburn. In the foreground is Teddy's sister Reagan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tabatha Yang, the Bohart Museum's education and outreach coordinator, introduces a stick insect, aka walking stick, to Teddy Marlatte, 4, and his mother, Maddy Marlatte of Auburn. In the foreground is Teddy's sister Reagan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tabatha Yang, the Bohart Museum's education and outreach coordinator, introduces a stick insect, aka walking stick, to Teddy Marlatte, 4, and his mother, Maddy Marlatte of Auburn. In the foreground is Teddy's sister Reagan. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum research associate and
Bohart Museum research associate and "zookeeper" Brittany Kohler, a prospective graduate student, shows Teddy Marlatte a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum research associate and "zookeeper" Brittany Kohler, a prospective graduate student, shows Teddy Marlatte a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watch him walk! Teddy introduces his father, Chris Marlatte, to a walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Watch him walk! Teddy introduces his father, Chris Marlatte, to a walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Watch him walk! Teddy introduces his father, Chris Marlatte, to a walking stick at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little love! Teddy Marlatte pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A little love! Teddy Marlatte pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A little love! Teddy Marlatte pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, receives some recognition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A stick insect, aka walking stick, receives some recognition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A stick insect, aka walking stick, receives some recognition. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Marlatte watches as his daughter, Reagan, a year and a half, pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Chris Marlatte watches as his daughter, Reagan, a year and a half, pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Chris Marlatte watches as his daughter, Reagan, a year and a half, pets a Madagascar hissing cockroach. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 4:22 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Seeing Spots at the Bohart Museum of Entomology

When you visit the Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UC Davis campus, you're likely to see spots. That would be the Indian domino cockroach, Therea...

The Indian domino cockroach is part of the live
The Indian domino cockroach is part of the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Indian domino cockroach is part of the live "petting zoo" at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 5:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources

Bring on the Bugs at the Dixon May Fair!

What's a fair without insects? Entomologists at the University of California, Davis, will share their love of insects with fairgoers at the 144th...

You can hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches from the Bohart Museum of Entomology's petting zoo, on Saturday, May 11 in the Floriculture Building, Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches from the Bohart Museum of Entomology's petting zoo, on Saturday, May 11 in the Floriculture Building, Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can hold Madagascar hissing cockroaches from the Bohart Museum of Entomology's petting zoo, on Saturday, May 11 in the Floriculture Building, Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Walking sticks or stick insects will be at the Dixon May Fair on Saturday, May 11. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Walking sticks or stick insects will be at the Dixon May Fair on Saturday, May 11. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Walking sticks or stick insects will be at the Dixon May Fair on Saturday, May 11. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith will show butterfly specimens from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, at the Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jeff Smith will show butterfly specimens from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, at the Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jeff Smith will show butterfly specimens from the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis, at the Dixon May Fair. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 3:52 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Family, Innovation

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