Living With Pokemon

The Pokemon game taking the virtual world by storm this summer has an insect connection. Pokemon, or “pocket monster”, was invented by Satoshi Tajiri. As a young boy, Tajiri spent a lot of time in the nearby forest collecting insects. He wanted to be an Entomologist and had the nickname, “Dr Bug”.

Catching and keeping insects as pets is a popular hobby in Japan. In urban areas, there are many shops that sell insects as pets. People spend time grooming their insect pets and may even…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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