Justin O. Schmidt is an entomologist at the Southwest Biological Institute, University of Arizona. He’s author of The Sting of the Wild: The Story of the Man Who Got Stung for Science. He is based in Tucson, Arizona.
Why You Don’t Want to Get Stung by a Tarantula Hawk
Biologist and author Justin O. Schmidt tells the story of getting stung by a tarantula hawk, whose sting is extremely excruciating.
From ‘Nettles’ to ‘Volcano,’ a Pain Scale for Insect Stings
What we can learn from the man who got stung…willingly…for science.