A Beetle Buffet

On Sunday evening, I was taking a stroll around my Raleigh neighborhood, enjoying the entomological sounds (Katydids! Crickets!) and sights (Fireflies!) of summer. Along the [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:21+00:00 July 10th, 2013|

Going on a Cicada Hunt

Last Thursday, cicada expert Dr. Chris Simon dropped by the Daily Planet Theatre at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences to talk about periodical cicadas. [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:26+00:00 May 28th, 2013|

Carpe Cicada!

As a kid, I never could sleep well on Christmas Eve. The anticipation of Santa’s visit  (and the pile of wrapped presents he [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:27+00:00 May 7th, 2013|

If you give an ant a cookie

**Today we have a guest post from Lauren Nichols about the School of Ants project. Enjoy!** When you start a large-scale project to map the [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:28+00:00 February 21st, 2013|

Hitting the science wall

Hey Everybody! Meet Lea Shell, our new Research Assistant, who recently joined the Your Wild Life team. Lea will be taking charge of the Camel [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:47:30+00:00 January 8th, 2013|