Many people fear bugs - some to the point of phobia (Entomophobia). But Kate Sackman of EcoMyths Alliance says, “Bugs are not out to get us." Corrie Moreau, of the Field Museum and David Wise, an ecologist at the University of Illinois at Chicago, join Sackman for our regular EcoMyths segment to talk about what we have to fear, or not, from insects.
What would it taste like to eat a cricket? That’s what contributor Kate Sackman wondered recently while watching a mother bird feed its fat, hungry babies. As it happens, Chicago's Brookfield Zoo has an insect chef.