The ostentatious introduction is that I am an educator, entertainer, award winning film producer, and science evangelist. Really, I'm just a nerd who likes to learn all he can about the universe he lives in. I started out a bug geek from early childhood. As I grew up though, I forgot all about it.
Where science and entertainment meet, you'll find Tony Gustin, also known as "The Bug Whisperer." We discuss his traveling bug show to get kids interested in science and his quest to launch what he ca
Kids learn best when they're being entertained. That's something entomologist Tony Gustin realized years ago when he first started his traveling bug show, The Creepy Crawly Zoo. And it's something he still understands as he works to establish the next phase of his journey to bring science to kids - building a natural science park.
As an entomologist, Tony Gustin "died a slow and miserable death" when he first talked to kindergartners about his favorite subject, arthropods. Now, as the keeper of Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo, Gustin puts on "a really great show" that includes bug facts and a chance to touch a few.