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What Is That Thing? Answers To Your Bug And Insect Questions

Ever see one of our many-legged insect friends and wonder: “Just what is that thing?” Well, we try to shed some light on the situation with the assistance Erin Mills, entomologist at the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

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Houston's unique ecosystem is, let's face it, filled with all manner of interesting, creepy crawly things of all sizes and shapes. Ever see one of our many-legged insect friends and wonder: "Just what is that thing?"

Well, we try to shed some light on the situation with the assistance Erin Mills, entomologist and director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

She also tells us how the center will feature some special butterflies during the holiday season.