William Kirby Natural History Curiosities

Who was William Kirby, the father of entomology?

William Kirby (September 19, 1759 – July 4, 1850) was an English entomologist, an original member of the Linnean Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He is considered the “founder of entomology”. Family origins and early studies Kirby was a grandson of the Suffolk topographer John Kirby (author of “The Suffolk Traveller”) and …

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Natural History Curiosities - Supporting the Mida Butterfly Farm in Watamu, Kenya

Supporting the Mida Butterfly Farm in Watamu, Kenya

We always try to find good partners for our specimen. Partners that take care of both nature conservation and improve local economics of small communities. Today we are proud to mention that we support the Mida Butterfly Farm in Watamu, Kenya. Mida Butterfly Farm was established in 1990 to work out the breeding requirements of …

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