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Interesting to know for the future. This one had a problem of some kind. It was going insane. It was on the ground flying in circles and looked like it was trying to stab itself.
Actually it is more of an ovipositor than a stinger. You can handle them. They are very docile, but scare and intimidate people due to their size.
I added another photo to better see it. He died
That was one insect as far as I could tell. Very large stinger.
Very interesting! You might like to add this to a couple of missions - Hunters & Animal Food Habits, & Interaction between different species of Arthropods. You can find both by clicking on the missions tab at the top of the page & searching the Global missions
Is it a Locust consuming a bettle? Interesting.
Spotted on Jul 18, 2012 Submitted on Jul 18, 2012
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