About the Author
Craig Ivanyi has been with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum since 1984, where he is currently Curator of Herpetology, Ichthyology & Invertebrate Zoology. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Master's degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from the University of Arizona. His primary interests lie in the natural history, husbandry and conservation of lower vertebrates and invertebrates. He is a member of several professional societies and conservation organizations.
Renee Lizotte has worked at the Desert Museum as the Arthropod Keeper since 1991. She received her Bachelor's degree in Zoology from the University of Maine and holds a Master's degree in Zoology from Ohio University, where she studied the behavior of wolf spiders. Natural history and behavior of invertebrates, especially spiders, remain her prime interests. Renee began her career working with exotic insects at the Columbus Zoo.