As a student at the Florida Institute of Technology in the late '60s, Mark Sivik was interested in biology -- especially bugs. And to him FIT's Colombian exchange program sounded like a chance to collect some exotic insects. So he signed on ostensibly as a guide for a project in which natives were brought out of the jungles of neighboring Brazil for corrective eye surgery at the institute. His plan worked, because while he was in the bush, he nabbed lots of bizarre-looking scarabs... More >>>