while we were camping we brought home a friend:
We have them here too, so we didn’t really take him OUT of his habitat. Murphy has always loved bugs. especially ants, but beetles and water skippers, potato bugs and butterflies. We have gotten a few different habitats going, and the best are the ones in our own backyard.
We read up on Darkling beetles. My Mom got the boys this book a few years ago in order to stop the slow starvation of critters. It has been very handy.
He needed a house: