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A Banquet of Bugs

Release Date: 05-06-2009

Author: Joshua E. Brown
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Stir-fried mealworms, spider crackers, chirpie-chip cookies, and the traditional favorite, crickets in chocolate, "dark and light," says University of Vermont professor Scott Costa. These were just some of the items on the menu for this year's Bug Banquet. As the conclusion to Costa's introductory entomology course, "A Bug's Life," more than 150 students from across the university took part in the feast. Get your fill in this slideshow.