Mexican jumping bean
Mexican jumping beans (also known as frijoles saltarines in Spanish), native to
Mexico, are seed pods that have been inhabited by the larva of a small moth ... More »
This amazing little, live bean, the size of your fingernail, has been entertaining
and fascinating both young and old alike for more than 50 years, proof enough ...
www.ask.com/youtube?q=History of Mexican Jumping Beans&v=0nEcObP7wTQ
Sep 22, 2010 ... Dan, Dan and class watch live the hatching of a mexican jumping bean!! This
was shot live and YES, there is some INCORRECT info, which ...
I am a cartoon nut. I've noticed that a fair number of cartoons feature "Mexican
jumping beans." For example, Speedy Gonzalez is trying to outwit a foe and uses
Showy red clumps of Mexican jumping bean shrubs (Sebastiana pavoniana) and
... inside the capsules, but C.L. Hogue (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles ...
Jul 7, 2010 ... You may have held Mexican jumping beans as a child and wondered how they
work. The answer may surprise you...
Jan 1, 2006 ... Living | See all articles tagged culture-customs history ... Much of the world has
heard about the legendary "Mexican Jumping ... Mexican plant and are called "
frijoles Mexicanos" or Mexican beans in the common vernacular.
Oct 6, 2011 ... Children young and old have played with Mexican jumping beans for more than
60 years. You can learn more about these unique beans by ...
the seed of certain Mexican shrubs, especially those of the genus Sebastiania, of
the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae), that contain larvae of a small olethreutid ...
plants are not present. Life History and Habits: Mexican jumping beans have
been a popular product sold in comic books and other kid-directed publications