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Tomcats Spotted in Bali – One Insect You Don’t Ever Want to Squash

Tomcats Spotted in Bali – One Insect You Don’t Ever Want to Squash

There is something new that has been causing panic around Bali these days. (And it surprisingly has nothing to do with terrorists being executed on the island or anything of the sort.)

The Tomcat as it is known in Indonesia (Rove Beetle in English) has been making a guest appearance throughout the archipelago in limited numbers over the past month. While resembling most other insects that you might not bat an eye at, the Tomcat possesses some unique characteristics that you should be watching out for.

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