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Jul. 26, 2012

Field Guide to Funny

by Annette Heist

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Is that The Far Side cartoon taped to your lab door starting to yellow? Yes, we all love the one about how entomologists die, but maybe it's time to add something new to the mix. 
 
Field naturalist and artist Rosemary Mosco may have just the thing:
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Mosco says she draws comics to share her excitement about the natural world.  "I love to point out what's bizarre about familiar animals or environments," she adds. 
 
Her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail and Torontoist.com. You can see more comics at birdandmoon.com. The full-size version of "Animals With Misleading Names" is here
About Annette Heist

Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Science Friday.

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