Origins: From Jungle to Lab.  The Story of Life's Complexity
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Entomology Building

The entomology building is home to a collection of over 28 million specimens, with possibly half a million species represented. Ironically, one threat facing the collection is insects—live ones—specifically, beetles that find their way into the storage cases and feast on their dried brethren. (An upgrade of the storage cases is expected to halt the problem.)

image: Ephemeroptera cabinet

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