Smithsonian seeks to alter terms of 1960s bequest to move beyond buying more bugs

  • by: JESSICA GRESKO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 12, 2014 - 2:15 PM

WASHINGTON — Carl J. Drake spent his life studying bugs, everything from aphids to water striders. When he died in 1965, the entomologist left his life savings and his vast insect collection to the Smithsonian. But now Drake's will has become something of a pest.

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