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Insect: Protea beetle

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granjan
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Insect: Protea beetle

Unread post by granjan » Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:57 pm

I don't know how common these beetles are but I saw them for the first time in Kirstenbosch in October and thought them stunning.
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Re: Protea beetles

Unread post by Imberbe » Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:57 pm

:thumbs_up: Stunning!
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