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Most Americans have a negative relationship with bugs. But in other parts of the world, insects are considered tasty treats, cool pets, or harbingers of good luck. We talk with an anthropologist mesmerized by human attitudes toward the insect world.
- Hugh Raffles Author, "Insectopedia"; and Anthropology Professor, The New School
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