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Inordinate Fondness For Beetles Photos, Images, & Pictures

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Created: 11/02/2008
31 images from 23 contributors
Description: "There is a story, possibly apocryphal, that an English cleric asked the noted evolutionist J.B.S. Haldane what could be inferred about the Creator from the works of nature. Haldane is reported to have replied, "An inordinate fondness for beetles."

In fact, approximately one-fifth of all known species are beetles--350,000 and growing, yet most people know very little about this remarkable group of organisms." -Amazon.com

A collection showing some of the beautiful beetles on Dreamstime.
Keywords: wood, lady, leaf, japanese, insect, spot, bug, stripe, tiger, click, horned, jewel, roller, stag, beetle, boring, flour, invertebrates, scarab, weevil [show more]