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08/16/2020 03:01:40 PM · #1
Who knew they could even FLY? Astonishing, short Nat Geo video...

Origami Earwig Wings
08/16/2020 03:26:52 PM · #2
in the new book of revelations. thanks.
08/16/2020 03:57:26 PM · #3
Enchanting! Thank you.
08/16/2020 04:23:19 PM · #4
Well, if I could fly, I certainly would.

Why do they so rarely use their wings?

08/16/2020 04:23:22 PM · #5
hidden beauty revealed ..
the message .. across the board ..
don't judge a book by its cover ..

08/16/2020 05:07:16 PM · #6
That's pretty darn interesting. I'd really like to see them put the wings back into their tidy storage space!
08/16/2020 08:55:34 PM · #7
WOW! Thanks for this!
08/16/2020 09:34:36 PM · #8
Iíll never step on an earwig again.
08/16/2020 09:56:06 PM · #9
Originally posted by GolferDDS:

Iíll never step on an earwig again.

Me NEITHER! I'll capture them and set them free, like I do moths. But houseflies still need to die!
08/16/2020 10:41:01 PM · #10
That's incredible!!
08/16/2020 11:17:14 PM · #11
They are in incredible and beautiful and almost like they incorporate cellophane or fine plastic film instead of living, structured tissue.
08/17/2020 03:44:15 PM · #12
Who knew??
First time I ever saw an earwig was about 1993 or so. Until then they had not reached our locality. A couple years later they were rampant, and I mean *everywhere.* Turn over any rock and you'd find hundreds. They must have picked up some natural predators since then because their population is now much smaller, but they are still really common.
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