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Video: The Man Who Mistook His Tarantula for a Hat

Collections Assistant Jim Louderman wears many hats (some of which are tarantulas). In addition to preparing specimens for the Field Museum's Insect Collection, he collects insects and arachnids around Illinois and the central U.S., and participates in numerous public outreach programs.

 

Find out about the Field Museum Division of Insects.

 

See more of The Field Revealed series.