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18 Jul 2024 09:43:04 EDT (-0400)
  Re: I saw a very strange bug  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 29 Oct 2021 02:50:46
Message: <617b99c6$1@news.povray.org>
Op 29/10/2021 om 00:58 schreef Samuel B.:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> Op 27/10/2021 om 22:06 schreef Samuel B.:
>>> "Mr" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
>>>> "Samuel B." <stb### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
>>>>> I tried to search for such a thing, but did not turn up anything remotely
>>>>> resembling this beast.
>>>>
>>>> I know the feeling, I saw a couple of times some mini bees that were not bigger
>>>> than 3 or 4 millimeters and this felt unnatural.
>>>
>>> I would like to see those myself. Were they some sort of bee fly, perhaps?
>>
>> "Here There Be Tygers"  ;-)
> 
> Lol, I'm not sure if you're comparing bee flies to fictitious creatures such as
> dragons at oceans' end, or something like ligers.
> 
> (This just in: ligers are real, but the males are apparently sterile.)
> 
> Anyway, bee flies are really cool. Much more well-behaved than common
> houseflies... In fact, you can catch one if you're patient enough. They tend to
> hover back and forth in the air, and if you are calm and match their movements
> by waving your at the same pace they are wavering, you might just get one to
> land on your fingertip. Not sure what the point of doing it is, but it's a neat
> thing to do :D
> 

Oh, great! I was not referring to the bee flies in fact but to the 
notion that - even in our back garden - we may find little critters we 
have never seen before. With additional climate change, alien visitors 
may even become more common...

It took me a long while to recognise the larval stage of the Ladybugs... :-0

-- 
Thomas


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