Beetle mania larger than life

By Ian Warden
Updated April 18 2018 - 12:54pm, first published June 20 2013 - 5:00pm

If Christmas beetles really did grow to the size and the weight of the one Eleanor Gates-Stuart displayed so proudly to us at the CSIRO's Discovery Centre on Thursday we'd all need to wear helmets when we go outdoors in high summer. Real Christmas beetles blunder into us.

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