Bloody-nosed Beetle

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A Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha tenebricosa) has some ground clearance issues as it scurries across a stony forest track.

These beetles exude a foul red liquid as a defence mechanism, hence the name.

A Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha tenebricosa) has some ground clearance issues as it scurries across a stony forest track.
A Bloody-nosed Beetle (Timarcha tenebricosa) has some ground clearance issues as it scurries across a stony forest track.

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