Countdown to Ambush Bug: 3 Weeks To Go

So what the heck IS an ambush bug? Just a combination of two words that sound cool(ridiculous) together? Well, no. It's an actual animal:Although we know it better in this form:
Handsome creature any way you look at it. My Google Fu futher reveals the following top secret information:

Unique Qualities: Ambush bugs are predators that normally lie while waiting for prey. They have front legs fitted for grasping, much like that of a praying mantis. They commonly sit on a flower waiting for insects attracted to flowers. Goldenrod is a favorite flower, where their greenish-yellow color allows them to be well camouflaged.

Can be Seen: Throughout the United States and southern Canada.

Likes to Hang Out: You can find these bugs sitting on top of flowers, such as the goldenrod.

Likes to Eat: They feed primarily on mites, thrips, moths, bugs, wasps and flies.

Status: The ambush bug is not listed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). From that, it can be assumed that either its population is healthy or their populations have not been counted yet.

Information your mom doesn't want you to know about ambush bugs: HOT BUGS GET MORE SEX!
Oooh, yeaahhhh.

3 comments:

SallyP said...

I did not know that there was such as thing as an actual Ambush Bug! And they say that you don't learn anything from reading comics!

Siskoid said...

Or blogs!

The Mutt said...

"Did... did that cockroach just say my name?"

Siskoid, I'm so glad that I'm not the only one doing the pee-pee dance over new Ambush Bug comics.

I can't wait!

 

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