The Southern Naturalist
The Southern Naturalist
The Southern Naturalist
Bugs and Black Lights with Zack Lemann
24 minutes Posted Apr 22, 2022 at 6:30 am.
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On the very first episode of The Southern Naturalist, get ready to be captivated by Dr. Aimée Thomas and Dr. Bob Thomas  as they go black lighting (a common method for collecting and studying insects) and bug searching in Audubon Park at night. Our special guest is an enthusiastic entomologist named Zack Lemann. We will cover many topics in this episode including insect anatomy, trap jaw ants, dragon flies, nocturnal  insects, defense mechanisms and what is means to be a naturalist! We hope you enjoy!

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Produced by Emma Reid

Student Interns: Kitty Perlsweig and Hannah Chaisson

Sound editing by Ben Ross

Music composition by Hunter Wainwright and Dirk Powell