Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Randomly Cute Wednesday Featuring: WeirdBugLady and the Scarab Beetle plush soft sculpture

Weird Bug Lady specializes in creating plush interpretations of insects and other invertebrates. If you check out her blog you will understand why!She has been studying Applied Zoology at university and she has lots of pets including snakes, lizards, and a parrot.

As well as creating plush she also does sharpie drawings of various insects.

This beetle (Stephanorrhina guttata) is in the family Scarabaeidae - the famous scarab beetles. It is a tropical species from Ethiopia. Many beetles in this family have ornate horns on their head or thorax, this one has modest adornments compared to other species.

If you want to find out more about WeirdBugLady then you can check out her Flickr account and her DeviantArt pages.

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