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These little buggers have been eating my lemon tree....until I found them !!!!!
The liquid at his face has a really rotten odour for defence and there is also a pair of orange horns that protrude when he spits the liquid, I could not get him to keep the horns out long enough to photograph them, but caught them as he retracted them (orange blob on head)
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Mar 02 2011 19:11 GMT mamontof
Disgusting creatures with great macro
Mar 02 2011 19:14 GMT Donjames
Not too bad Alex....just eat my lemon tree...aaargh!!!
Mar 02 2011 19:15 GMT Annamaria
Great close-up, DJ!! I hope he left some of your emon tree....
Mar 02 2011 19:27 GMT Donjames
Thanks Anna-Maria, they managed to destroy just one small branch
Mar 02 2011 19:30 GMT mamontof
Don , please do not eat them in revenge 8-)))

Three inside in house or outside ?
It Harvest in SA right nay ?
Mar 02 2011 19:35 GMT Donjames
I would never eat these Alex they stink, they were outside.
Mopani worms are harvested and eaten, there are restaurants that have them on their menus, I have eaten them and they are quite tasteless more like flour and water but if cooked in spicey sauce the skin tastes good......
Mar 02 2011 19:56 GMT mamontof
Mopani in butter and bread be rusted taste better like French fries best with beer
Mar 03 2011 12:19 GMT Donjames
I suppose you could cook them anyway Alex.