(Sorry Dr. Sheppard, Dr. Olivier and Dr. Tomberlin…)
[youtube width=”425″ height=”344″]http://youtube.com/watch?v=vbFCr18symo[/youtube]
Alana is hands down the cutest of all black soldier fly researchers. Apparently her folks forgot to tell her that BSF larvae are yucky! Good parents.
Anyone concerned about Alana handling BSF larvae may want to read this which references scientific studies showing that black soldier flies are not carriers of diseases. There is also a brief discussion in the comments for this post.