Saturday, July 23, 2005

Attack of the Kelkatus

Last night, I heard tappings on the window. Accustomed to such things, and knowing that they are bugs, I ignored them. Until this morning, when dad showed me the photos he had taken.

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They look like mysterious beings from outer space.

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Or furries.

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Or even flowers.

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Eeeep!

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This starts to look like the ROFL Waffles auction, but in this case the kelkatus is stealing the garbage bin!

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Close up:

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My favourite:

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Not as bad as some years before, when the porch was covered with them! I had to wade through, so bad was the condition. The kelkatus usually come when the moon is full (read: high tide) and/or very heavy rainy days.

But Mother Nature is beautiful, ain't she?

8 comments:

Gina said...

Goodness!! Luckily you close your windows. Imagine they landed on you! Yucky!

Teri said...

It does look amazing, for 1 sec I tought that's some kind of coral!

surfnux said...

Wuaaalaauuuuuu....
I hate those.... It just makes the surroundings dirty. Got to switch off light every time it rainned heavily and suspect of them to be coming in. Haih... Nature.

NSDS3HvLDjJd said...

I don't want to be sleeping on a bed of them, gina!

Teri, coral? How so?

They say birds of a feather flock together, but this is sooo bizarre.

NSDS3HvLDjJd said...

surfnux, I grabbed a can of Shieldtox, open the windows for a moment and sprayed them. Hopefully.

Ned said...

how come those creatures never visit my house? haha

NSDS3HvLDjJd said...

Ned, check if your house have a termite history and a swamp behind it ;)

Jason said...

This is creeepy wei..... way too many!