Milkweed and Monarchs

The relationship between the majestic monarch butterfly and the humble milkweed plant is incredibly special. Monarch butterflies begin their lives on a milkweed plant–the only plant the adult butterfly will lay its eggs on. [...]

The Little Things That Run the World

I’ve been an insect keeper at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for the past 12 years and a bug fanatic since I was able to catch lightning bugs in my backyard. I’ve always [...]