What species of tiger bertle is this anf what is wrong with it's hind legs?

Bunyan van Asten

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Hey everyone
Iwas walking over a concrete path when i found this little thing. I don't know what's wrong with his/her legs, could anyone tell me? 20170402_124817.jpg
 

Ratmosphere

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I don't think this is a tiger beetle but it could have had a bad enclose or could have gotten hurt.
 

Bunyan van Asten

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I don't think this is a tiger beetle but it could have had a bad enclose or could have gotten hurt.
I don't think this is a tiger beetle but it could have had a bad enclose or could have gotten hurt.
Well, i think it got knocked around by a bird earlier. But in has very big jaws, i took it on my arm and it started biting me with quite some force.
 

Ratmosphere

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Could you post an other picture of it? It could be some kind of predatory beetle.
 

Hisserdude

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It's a Carabid, but 100% not a tiger beetle. Looks kinda like Harpalus or Pterostichus to me, but I'm not familiar with the European fauna, so it could be something else...
 
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