Tag Archives: Insects

The Bug with the Bulging Thighs

It’s taken me a week to find the name of this bug. And, lo! it’s so descriptive: Swollen-thighed Beetle (Oedemera nobilis) Apparently, this is the male of the species—the female sports more slender, typically beetle, thighs. I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Beastly Facts

(More Useless Facts from Iris Einstein) As already noted, I have a particular obsession with animals’ sex lives. I think it stems from discovering that the hydra keeps its genitals tucked under its chin (so to speak). I Just imagine … Continue reading

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