Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Arthro-Pod EP 67: Entomology & Pokemon- Gotta Catch 'em All!

Hello bug lovers! Today is a unique episode, where Mike and Jonathan talk about their history playing Pokemon games and what that has to do with entomology. Come learn all about virtual monsters that resemble arthropods and pick out a favorite one! Also, maybe ponder if Pokemon presents an opportunity for entomology educators to connect with their audiences in different ways!

Mike's favorite bug-type Pokemon is the wonderful Butterfree

Jonathan's favorite is the terrifying Pinsir
Show Notes
American Entomologist Article on Pokemon and Entomology
Entomology Today interview on last article
The Entomological Diversity of Pokemon
The Phylogeny of Pokemon

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