After my cowardly run-in with a cockroach this morning (I screamed like a child, while sending my boyfriend in a bug catching frenzy), I can certifiably say, I hope I never meet one of these face to face.
via CBC News:
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An insect with huge horn-like jaws and a wingspan similar to a sparrow’s has been reported by Chinese media as a record-breaking find.
“With its wingspan measured as 21 centimetres, the insect won the title of the largest aquatic insect in the world,” reported Ecns.cn, the official English-language service of the state-run China News Service.
The website posted photos of the insect, which was found in the mountains near Chengdu, in Sichuan province.