Archive:  April, 2014

Nutritional Value of Commercially Raised Insects

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Nutritional Value of Commercially Raised Insects

Up until recently there was little detailed nutritional information about commercially raised insects. However in the last 10 years the nutrient content of the most common commercially raised insects has been published in peer reviewed journals. These analyses include house crickets (Acheta domesticus), waxworms (Galleria mellonella larvae) mealworms (Tenebrio molitor larvae), superworms (Zophobas morio larvae), silkworms (Bombyx mori larvae) butterworms (Chilecomadia moorei larvae), soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens larvae) and several species of roaches and locusts.

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My History of Art

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My History of Art

All of my life I have been drawn to drawing, photography, and art. Although I’ve never painted myself an artist, in my heart of hearts, it’s who I aspire to be.

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Geckolepis maculata: Learning a New Species

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Geckolepis maculata: Learning a New Species

I first heard of the genus Geckolepis a few years ago from online photos and was immediately drawn to their cartoon-like features with short, thick legs and their typical gecko “smiling” faces. Unfortunately, extensive searches on Google proved that there was very little information available on them let alone purchase availability and I had no better luck in the months to years in between looking them up.

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Gecko Time acquired by Geico

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Gecko Time acquired by Geico

We’re excited to announce that Geico has agreed to acquire the leading gecko publication, Gecko Time. After months of discussions between Geico executives and Gecko Time founders we’ve decided that it’s a perfect match. Over the next few months you can expect exciting articles from Gecko Time by Geico such as… Teaching Your Gecko To […]

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Gecko Time understands why people enjoy keeping geckos. Run by Aliza Azart, our content ranges from in depth breeder interviews to species spotlights in which we highlight different geckos and deliver detailed care guides and articles.

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