Potato Bug Invasion!

Holy smokes, that’s like something out of Alien Vs. Predator! And Bernalwood says they’re all up in Bernal every winter! Holy smokes!

I hope they don’t venture down the hill.


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15 Comments on “Potato Bug Invasion!”

  1. Sean Says:

    You think that’s bad? This is what we had in Santa Fe: http://ow.ly/3jDDB In. The. House. And they’re aggressive.

  2. Bronwyn Ximm Says:

    Wow. Yeah, you “win” for sure!

  3. Stinky Says:

    Its a Jerusalem Cricket. We get then in Potrero too. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem_cricket

  4. Ferocious Foot Odor Says:

    Well consider the bright side: these are known to hate cold wet climates. They prefer LA Valley type weather (though in the quest for water they are most often found in swimming pools, looking like little fetuses.

    Translation: you live in one of our best weather neighborhoods.

  5. kat Says:

    Can I get a Coke can for scale here? I really can’t tell if this is tiny, or the size of a Jeff Koonz sculpture.

  6. misslilabird Says:

    ack! this just showed up in my reader without warning! one more reason to love the mission, hope these little beasts stay the fuck up in bernal!

  7. Transister Sistor Says:

    oh, Hell, no! I haven’t seen one of these since I first moved to the Bay Area. That was in San Rafael, Marin County, like 25 years ago.
    hey wait. here’s the good news: that was in San Rafael, Marin County, like 25 Years Ago!

  8. Aiden Colnago Says:

    You people are kinda pussy.

  9. chalkman Says:

    to me, they’ve always looked like the aliens in the classic Star Trek episode “Catspaw”…


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