VIDEO - Natural World - Whirligig beetles

Do you know of an insect that uses SONAR ?? - Learn more about another amazing treasure of the Natural World - the Whirligig beetles on this episode of my youtube channel “FramesOfNature” .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

May 29, 2020 · 1 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Whirligig Beetle

Came across this big group of individuals swimming around in a small stream in Coorg. They could easily have been mistaken for a school of fish and I did too. However, they seemed to be swimming on the water’s surface, with the upper half of their bodies outside, unlike most fish. Looking closely, realized that they weren’t fish at all, but a completely different kind of creatures. They were insects, more specifically, beetles....

November 6, 2014 · 3 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy