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Daily Science Webcasts

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Secrets of Finding Caterpillars
Signs of caterpillars are easy to spot, but how do you locate the caterpillars themselves?
-- Sep 19, 2017

A Specialized Predator
In Costa Rica's banana plantations, parasitoids can keep hungry caterpillars in check.
-- Sep 18, 2017

The Prototype for Alien
Nature can be harsh, and in the case of caterpillar-eating parasitoids, it's downright gruesome.
-- Sep 15, 2017

Spectacular Species
In Costa Rica's rainforest, the diversity of caterpillars rivals the variety of the plants they consume.
-- Sep 14, 2017

Dragonflies - Best Place to Watch
A prime spot to observe migrating dragonflies.
-- Sep 13, 2017