ID colorful pointy Beetle please

iturnrocks

Arachnoknight
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I found this guy doing the breast stroke in my dogs water bowl today. Any ideas?





Thank you.
 

beetleman

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that's a type of dung beetle(male) family scarabaeidae,hope this helps.
 

LeilaNami

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Hope you kept it because I'll buy it from you :drool: unless it drowned of course
 

iturnrocks

Arachnoknight
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He was still moving a little when I took the pics. I have him in a jar, Ill see if hes still kicking tomorrow.
 

Dorcus

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lol, those shouldn't be too hard to find. If you go to pasture lands and look in cow or horse manure, you should be able to find some.
 
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