If you like to read about bugs, you might already be acquainted with our Expert, Eric Eaton. He is principal author of the Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America , and contributor to several other books including The Butterfly Gardener’s Guide and Wild in the City: a guide to Portland’s natural areas. He has also written articles about insects and other animals for Birds and Blooms, Ranger Rick, Missouri Conservationist, and other magazines.
Mr. Eaton studied entomology at Oregon State University, and has worked as a professional entomologist for “Butterfly Magic” at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Chase Studio, Inc., and the Cincinnati Zoo. He has a loyal following as a forum moderator for Spiders.us, and volunteer expert and consultant to WhatsThatBug.com, AllExperts.com (where he was one of the top 50 experts for the year 2009), and Bugguide.net. Eric lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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