Monday, July 17, 2006


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A quick trip out to the garden last night revealed a Japanese invader, the Japanese Beetle or popillia japonica. They're very interesting looking and equally destructive. Gladly they're busy destroying a weed.

If you look closely you'll see somewhat of a self portrait in silhouette in the beetles shell.


Duane Keys said...

Gah! These destroyed our green beans almost over night last year!

Zebigleb said...

Nice shot
We've almost the same with the same results here !!!


Floridacracker said...

Like miniature deer.