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Philly Insect Museum Heist Reveals Bugs are Hot Items on Black Market

The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 5, 2018

Karen Verderame, curator of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a Sept. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a theft from the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion and the existence of a very active exotic insect black market. The story was also picked up by The Toronto Star and other regional outlets.
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