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It's true every Christmas and Christmas only we see these beetles

Stubby Nubbins - A Labour of Love: Inspired by the Christmas Beetle

The Christmas season brings the arrival of the beautifully iridescent Christmas Beetle. I remember watching the shimmer of the shell for ag.

Zoology Australia: A Christmas (Beetle).  It never really feels like Christmas until you have a few of these buzzing on the fly screens.  They are the true sign that Christmas is just around the corner!

Centre for Fortean Zoology Australia: A Christmas (Beetle). It never really feels like Christmas until you have a few of these buzzing on the fly screens. They are the true sign that Christmas is just around the corner.

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Genus Cicadetta group II (Spotted Wattle Cicadas, Beepers and Tigers)

Australian peacock spider

The Peacock spider or Gliding spider, Maratus Volans, is a species of jumping spider found on the Eastern coast of Australia. This guy is awesome!

Frog legged leaf beetle

This is the frog-legged leaf beetle (Sagra buqueti), and there& a good chance those gigantic gams are his weapons. Found in the jungles of Southeast Asia, this brightly coloured, iridescent species can grow up to 5 cm long.

Australia

An Australian olive Python pulling up it's wallaby meal. Olive pythons can grow up to lengths of 4 metres, and sometimes exceed that. They are Australia's second largest snake, coming behind the amethystine or "scrub" Python.

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