Thursday, January 27, 2011

Milton Levine, R. I. P.

Ant Farm co-inventor Milton Levine dies at 97: "Milton Levine, co-inventor of the classic Ant Farm toy that gave millions of youngsters a sneak peak into the underground lives of insects, has died at age 97.

Levine died of natural causes on Jan. 16 at an assisted-care facility in Thousand Oaks, his son, Steven, told the Los Angeles Times.

Uncle Milton's Ant Farm has sold more than 20 million copies, but it sprang from humble origins."

Hat tip to Angela Crider.

1 comment:

Cap'n Bob said...

I had one, but I didn't spring for the special ants they offered and used ones I found in the yard. They died after a few weeks.