The Eastern Hercules Beetle:
I found this ginormous beetle crawling across my driveway….. and I had to play with it. I just had to touch it. Hummm…Very cool bug! never seen a beetle this big in real life. I think I saw something like this in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Did I just date myself with that reference?
Is it just me or would you hope to find this large grub if you were starving to death? Maybe sauteed on a cast iron skillet with a little butter and salt – maybe you could stay alive for a little while longer. But then again…. maybe not.
Anyway, because it was so cool, I thought I would share a web page from The University of Texas A&M with you that describes this cool bug.