Tag Archives: holiday

Virtual Mantle 2013

One of my favorite customs over the holidays is exchanging Christmas e-cards with my fellow entomologist/natural historian friends and colleagues. On the sending side, I’m especially fond of the “insect-with-Photoshopped-Santa-hat” variety (see 2011’s Santa Jaws and 2012’s Buprestis saintnicholasii), but I broke from the … Continue reading

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Felizard Navidad 2013!

To the readership of Beetles in the Bush: Merry Christmas—may 2014 be filled with good health and fascinating natural history! Copyright © Ted C. MacRae 2013

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Virtual Mantle 2012

In recent years a truly delightful custom has developed among taxonomic entomologists—Photoshopped e-Christmas cards featuring their favorite insects! This should not be a surprising development—connectivity among scientists from around the world is at an all-time high, as is their access … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from BitB

Copyright © Ted C. MacRae 2012

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Happy Halloween!

Copyright © Ted C. MacRae 2012

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Fathers Day at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Yesterday my girls (wife Lynne and daughters Mollie and Madison) took me and my father to the Missouri Botanical Garden for Fathers Day. Although I’m an entomologist, I also have a strong botanical bent, and although my wife and father are … Continue reading

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Santa Jaws…

…wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May your holidays be filled with family, friends, and fun. Copyright © Ted C. MacRae 2011

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