Jeffrey Lockwood

Jan. 03, 2014

Why Do Insects Bug Us?

Author Jeffrey Lockwood dissects our complicated relationship with insects.

insects, grasshoppers, fear, anxiety, entomologist, jeffrey lockwood, The Infested Mind: Why Humans Fear, Love, and Loathe Insects

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