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 Post subject: Christmas Beetles
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:22 pm 
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We found ourselves in the midst of masses of Christmas beetles last year at Tzende and Punda. Can anyone tell me their lifespan? Was it a particularly good year for them :lol: Never seen so many before!!

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Beetles
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:43 pm 
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How does the Christmas beetle look like? We stayed at Shimuwini one Christmas and were swamped by stink beetles one night. They were black and the size of a 20c coin and boy o boy o boy, did they stink. I am sure one could taste that stink in our leg of lamb which we had for Christmas.

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 Post subject: Re: Christmas Beetles
Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 4:15 pm 
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Not sure colour ...but they were big!!...noisy and at dusk very busy!! We did however just about get our supper in time before the attack :sniper:

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