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 Post subject: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:27 pm 
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I finally got the chance today to make this picture. The stag beetle is holding Evgeniy Grigoriev's 10mm Rubik's Cube. I have wanted to get a picture like this for a long time. I figured I'd better video it as well to prove the beetle was alive and I hadn't used Photoshop or cheated in any way. The beetle was a bit sleepy and only grabbed it for a few seconds.

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:52 pm 
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Hahaha! Incredible!

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:14 pm 
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:shock: , eww :wink: ? Haha wow, nice :D .

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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Video now added.

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:40 pm 
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Next time give it a scrambled one and see if that will cheer it up a bit. Well, by scrambled I mean one U turn or R turn away from solved station. :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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Teach him to solve it :D


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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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Is there a record for solving the cube with your mouth?

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:30 pm 
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Sheesh... Where are my slippers???

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:57 pm 
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Tony Fisher wrote:
I have wanted to get a picture like this for a long time.


Looks like someone needs.....I have no idea what!

A stag beetle? What next?

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:35 am 
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:lol: :lol: :lol:

i tried with my cat but..... no way :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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sasà41 wrote:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

i tried with my cat but..... no way :cry:


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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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Nice, Tony! Very nice!

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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katsmom wrote:
Tony Fisher wrote:
I have wanted to get a picture like this for a long time.


Looks like someone needs.....I have no idea what!

A stag beetle? What next?


If only you knew what I could have posted and the things I have tried to set up but so far failed to do!
I have always wanted to make one of those iconic photos you stumble upon all the time on the internet. Just a shame it's a fairly low quality video grab. The darn thing wouldn't co-operate long enough for me to get a decent stills picture.
For those wondering the beetle is now enjoying it's freedom some where in the undergrowth of my garden hopefully not to traumatised.

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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Oh Tony, this is rather unoriginal. Another forum member has already posted many pictures of her bug playing with puzzles.

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Oh Tony, this is rather unoriginal. Another forum member has already posted many pictures of her bug playing with puzzles.

haha :D nice one

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 Post subject: Re: Monster Stag Beetle Holding a Rubik's Cube
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sasà41 wrote:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

i tried with my cat but..... no way :cry:


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no photoshop? :?

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