An “insects museum” in Turkey has been keeping and displaying bugs collected from around Turkey since 1937 in Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Forestry.

Erdem Hizal, an academician in the department of Forest Entomology and Protection, told Anadolu Agency that samples obtained are being examined at the laboratory under appropriate conditions and are getting further transformed into the biological museum materials.

“Insects had always been my first love,” Hizal said, adding that he spent his childhood “in touch with nature” in a village, and decided to specialize in this area because of his love of nature.

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