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 Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?

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PostSubject: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 11:12 am

Its quite big, probably a inch long. Horrible looking thing. My first thought was a cockroach but the colours seem different on google.





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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 11:33 am

looks a bit like the beetles we have that we call Christmas Beetles - I think because they are always around at christmas time
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 11:58 am

ooooer never seen one of them before
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 12:54 pm

Suzie will know. I think I have seen some of this type before when we were camping up in Carlisle, whatever they are there was lots of them!
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 1:04 pm

That's one hard looking beetle
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 1:07 pm

It wasnt very fast, and it didnt fly, but thats not saying it isnt, or cant.

I thought Suzie may know.
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 2:29 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 5:40 pm

Yuk!

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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 7:41 pm

at Jo xx
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Wed 04 Jul 2012, 10:19 pm

lol, Suzie T = Staffiezones own encyclopedia haha!

It does look like the ones in the first link. Im so glad it didnt fly near me, id of crapped it lol. They only live 7wks.... omg
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Thu 05 Jul 2012, 5:27 am

lmao i wonder how it got the name?
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Thu 05 Jul 2012, 7:02 am

I love a challenge Toni - the other 2 links i posted do look like the bettle in your pic xx

ha ha Meg
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PostSubject: Re: Not a pet, but WTF is this beetle in my garden?   Thu 05 Jul 2012, 12:50 pm

megandrussell wrote:
lmao i wonder how it got the name?
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