- Beetles, Tiger (Wikipedia.org)
"The fast-moving adults run down their prey. Some tiger beetles can run at a speed of 5 mph. For its size it has been suggested that they are the fastest running land animals. Some tiger beetles in the tropics are arboreal, but most run on the surface of the ground. They live along sea and lake shores, on sand dunes, around playa lakebeds and on clay banks or woodland paths."
"Tiger beetles have been considered as good indicator species and have been used in ecological studies on biodiversity." 06-06
- Beware of Asian Longhorn Beetle (WTNH.com)
"If Connecticut's parks and forests had a most wanted list, the Asian Longhorned Beetle would be at the top, and politicians and scientists want you to be on the lookout for this dangerous killer." 08-09