It's not us versus 'Them!' at insect events

Margaret Smith

When did insects and spiders get so popular? Did they just coat tail the astonishing success of reptiles and amphibians?

Maybe we humans are finally getting over our mammalian chauvinism.

Well, my goodness, isn’t it about time?

After all, evolutionary biologists tell us these so-called “lower ordered” animals have been surviving on this Earth long before we came along.

Artists, biologists, and others are seeing both the science and artistic beauty of the segmented leg set, and sharing these discoveries in several upcoming events. Among them: