Category Archives: Royal Alberta Museum

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Writing-on-Stone Polistes

Continuing on the southern Alberta tour for 2014… After Waterton Lakes National Park, I moved on to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. No problem with campsites here, there is only one and weekdays–out of season–there is always […]

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Edmonton Bug Talks for February…

Thanks to Dr.Felix Sperling at the U of A for accumulating all the upcoming bug talks that will take place in the next few weeks. It all starts Wednesday evening!   February 13 2013;   7 […]

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Coming Soon to the Royal Alberta Museum…

The Royal Alberta Museum Curatorial Lecture Series 2013 begins this Friday! While the first free lecture probably does not include bugs (unless that diorama has a stray grylloblalttid or spider that I haven’t noticed…), the two free lectures that follow […]

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Mantis Love

Another video from the Royal Alberta Museum, this time featuring mating Orchid Mantids and what sounds like the crunching of an apple? Narrated by Peter Heule, the museum’s current Bug Room meister. [tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iftdIEAMcmw[/tube] Related articles […]

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This Weekend: Moths at the Royal Alberta Museum

From the Royal Albert Museum Website: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large February 18 – September 3, 2012 Colourful treasures revealed in a stunning photographic exhibition showcasing the hidden beauty of Moths A travelling exhibition from the […]

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Beetle Poop Matters

[embedplusvideo height=”400″ width=”600″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0U2KxpQQcww?fs=1&hd=1″ vars=”ytid=0U2KxpQQcww&width=600&height=400&start=&stop=&hd=1&react=1&chapters=¬es=” id=”ep4423″ /] Related articles A Modest Model for Mimicry (beetlesinthebush.wordpress.com)

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A Mite in the Museum

One day night, when spending a night evening at the museum, I was all alone. It was all eery like, and I was walking through this room that looked like it was a forest and it was […]

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