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Bug to the Future: Extraordinary Silver Beetle Snapped in Costa Rica


Animals  (tags: Bug, creatures, insects )

Anna
- 3136 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They look like tiny toys you'd find in a Christmas cracker - but these incredible silver beetles are the real deal.The shell of extraordinary futuristic-looking creatures, which measure around an inch in length, dazzles in the stunning metallic colour.



   

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Merissa S (15)
Sunday October 17, 2010, 10:31 pm
I'm not really a fan of bugs but these are gorgeous! Thanks for posting Anna.
 

Naoko i (257)
Monday October 18, 2010, 6:17 am
What a beautiful creature !!
 

greenplanet e (155)
Monday October 18, 2010, 3:03 pm
wow - gobsmacked. that's gorgeous.
 

Ann L (15)
Monday October 18, 2010, 3:23 pm
Beautiful little bug. Thanks.
 

Sharon Karson (82)
Monday October 18, 2010, 3:33 pm
Nature never ceases to amaze with her vast variety of beauty.
 

Tonya P (6)
Monday October 18, 2010, 4:02 pm
oh it's so beautifull that is so amazing
 

Dawnmarie Perez (17)
Monday October 18, 2010, 4:26 pm
THIS IS INCREDABLE, BUT AS GLOBAL CHANGES ARE TAKING PLACE IN WORLD, I SO BELEIVE THAT EVOLUTION IS CHANGING THEY INSECT AND ANIMAL WORLD!!! THESE NEW SPECIES IF IM NOT MISTAKEN WILL BE ABLE TO WITHSTAND WHAT EVER TAKES PLACE, YES THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL TO LOOK AT, BUT THERE IS MORE HERE THAN MEETS THE EYE!!! IM SURE WILL SEE ALOT MORE CHANGES TO COME!!! AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINING!!!
 

Shirley S (187)
Monday October 18, 2010, 8:11 pm
We could wear this beetle as a LIVING brooch.
 
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