Johnston brothers present at Conservation Lecture Series

“I’ve always been inspired by biodiversity and animals,” Humboldt State senior Jon Johnston said. “Though I’m inspired mostly by the local people.” The Sequoia Park Zoo hosted brothers Phil and Jon Johnston on Feb. 14 to give a two-part presentation

Flesh-eating Dermestid beetles serve a functional purpose

Often called skin beetles, carpet beetles or flesh-eating beetles, Dermestid beetles, from the family Dermestidae, are commonly used to safely clean bones. Consuming the tissue of a carcass, they leave behind a relatively untouched skeleton. There are other methods of