Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Edible Houses

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Think back to your childhood, when you saw your first gingerbread house. If you were like me, and most other children, your first thought was, “Wow! What I wouldn’t give to live in a house I could eat my way out of!” While this is only a wonderful dream for children, for many insects it is a dream come true - in fact, it is a matter of survival.