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The Whitehurst Diaries: Portraits of Lady Hercules

2013-08-22 - Old Gradyville Road, Gradyville, KY - Photo by Sharon Whitehurst. The Whitehursts intellectual pursuits have broadened to Insects of Kentucky. For size comparison and proof of veracity about just how monstrously huge this bug is she sent the photos above. "At this close range I noticed that the front 'feet' and the 'face' of the insect wore a fine veil of cobwebs and cat hair. Having subjected the unknown beetle to a photo session." It's unknown to her no more: Its a Hercules Beetle.
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