Update on the Pupae

So, like I said in the last post about our little pupae friends, we sent some pictures to Bug Guide to help identify them: squash vine borer. As you can see, the official word is to put them in a box and see what comes out. So, here I am, against my will, having to raise what may be the evil little guys who killed my zucchini and got away.

But hey, it’s all in the name of science, right?

Currently, in my kitchen, there is one mealworm, a dozen or two crickets, 2 unknown pupae, some black flies, aphids, and a very large and impressive praying mantis. I really sort of which we had another room for this…

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