The Springtails

It was Leon Bradford, Insectarium Manager at the Museum, who first discovered them. Dogged, persistent, Leon was determined to find insect activity on that cold December day. It was supposed to be a warm day, but the clouds lingered longer than predicted and the temps hovered in the thirties throughout the morning. I had told Leon that I hadn’t seen much insect activity (not even a Yellowjacket or fly on the Fatsia on the Dinosaur Trail) for several days. SeeingRead more