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Beetlewings

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This beautiful metallic-green beetle is a ‘Noble Chafer Beetle‘ and can be found in traditional orchards around the UK and Europe. As orchards were modernised, these beetles are affected by these dramatic changes to our landscapes and sadly face a high risk of extinction.

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This blue beetle is an ‘Alpine Longhorn Beetle‘.
The long antennae of the male beetle can be more than
twice its body length. These beetles 
have much depleted in recent years. Today they’re protected in Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia.

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