Origins: From Jungle to Lab.  The Story of Life's Complexity
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David Carter and Liz Wilder Entimologists

"When I was a child, I was already fascinated with insects. I don't particularly know why I chose beetles in the first place, but I've always had a fascination for them... "
—David Carter

Part of the collection of London's Natural History Museum

"One of my jobs was actually to rearrange a large section of this collection, in collaboration with one of the world's specialists who was visiting at the time, and so it was a wonderful opportunity for me to learn from the expert and to really start to understand these moths. The closer you look at them, the more exciting they are."
—David Carter
 
Liz Wilder and butterfly trap Butterfly identification sample specimens Field to Lab
tagged specimens a science team enters the jungle moths  
 
   

Origins: Exploratorium: From Jungle to Lab

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