Incredible Rare Silver Beetle Photographed in Costa Rica

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These amazing silver beetles can be found in Costa Rica,  and were photographed by Frenchman Roland Seitre.

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 color. (Pics)

 

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New Audubon Insectarium Opens In New Orleans

New Audubon Insectarium Opens In New Orleans 

 Audubon Insectarium In New Orleans

What is it about these creatures? In the new $25 million Audubon Insectarium, which opened here in June, you can watch Formosan termites eat through a wooden skyline of New Orleans (as if this city didn’t have enough problems), stick your head into a transparent dome in a kitchen closet swarming with giant cockroaches and watch dung beetles plow their way through a mound of waste. And then you can engage in the museum’s most brilliant interactivity by joining in the line of eager visitors prepared to munch on a handful of crunchy Cajun-fried crickets or scoop up some wax-worm stir fry.

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