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Old May 10, 2009, 3:40 PM   #19
rhermans
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Originally Posted by ennacac View Post
Those are very nice shots, very sharp with great color.

From what I have found, these beetles were a major pest and that is why they were killed off by people to stop crop damage.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cockchafer

Tom
Thanks Tom,

read the article, and strange my parents don't remember them being a pest, only that they where abundant.

Found the 3rd one today, looks like they are really appearing again.
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