World's largest flying aquatic insect

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  1. Veho
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    Why? Because why should you sleep, that's why.

    The giant dobsonfly. It has giant face-pinching pincers and it flies.

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    (That's 8.3'' in American.)​

    Flying, huge, face-eating sky-roaches. Oh sure, they're native to China and Vietnam, but once this article gets around, cue exotic pet smuggling, people releasing Fluffy into the wild once it gets too large/creepy/pinchy to handle, and before you know it it's face-eater-bug apocalypse.



    Sauce.
     
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  2. the_randomizer

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    What the hell is that!!? And I thought the Japanese giant hornets were scary as hell, oh wait, they are :blink::rofl2:
     
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    This makes me uncomfortable.
     
  5. DinohScene

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    Shame that 300 million years ago, insects where even larger.

    Still, fascinating to see!
     
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    No. no. That doesn't exist no. That's not real. This isn't real. NO NO NOPE.
     
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    Nope nope nope nope nope
    That doesn't look like anything I want to find in my house.
     
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    I forgot
    I'll take 12.
     
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    Needs moar fire.
     
  10. osirisjem

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    U liek ?

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    I wonder what that bug would taste like covered in chocolate.
    Probably not as good as chocolate covered in chocolate.
    Hmmmmmmm....
     
  11. frogboy

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    Looks quite friendly.
     
  12. ScarletCrystals

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    There needs to be one of these in the next Animal Crossing.
    And it eats your face if you quit without saving.
     
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    Thanks a lot. I'm laying in bed trying to sleep here!
     
  14. FailName

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    Meh. These guys apparently had wingspans of 65-75 cm, but they lived 300 million years ago, so you guys are good.

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  15. Gaming4Ever

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    Fly Swatters for everyone!!!!!!
     
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    I like bugs but yeah.... I would probably pass on getting any closer than shotgun range to that thing.
     
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    I find it cute for some odd reason.
     
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    There where centipedes who where 2 meters long iirc.
    I should rewatch First Live again.
     
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