Why eating bugs is good for your health and the environment

Why eating bugs is good for your health and the environment
Why eating bugs is good for your health and the environment

Why eating bugs is good for your health and the environment

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. She and WBEZ Worldview Host, Jerome McDonnell, spoke with Andre Copeland, interpretive programs manager at Brookfield Zoo and Margaret Thayer, a curator in the Division of Insects in the Field Museum of Natural History's Zoology Department.