James Lynch Sets Baits for Ants, by Jacobs, Madeleine, 1980, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Dr. James F. Lynch, a zoologist at the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies, now known as the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, sets out baits for ants, the subject of Lynch's study on the behavioral patterns for a group of insects who have an important role in the overall ecology of the Earth..