Intro: Gigabeetle (dead Drop Beetle)
• Micro SD card
• A dead beetle (preferably dry)
• Super glue (optional)
• Hot sauce (optional)
• Small scissors
• Small knife
• Small paint brush (optional)
Step 1: The Wings
With the tweezers crack the wing casing open. Remove the wings gripping them as close to the base as possible.
Step 2: The Abdomen
With the knife pierce one side of the abdomen and then cut along the both sides. Snip of the portion between the abdomen and the thorax.
Step 3: Youâre Done
Insert the micro SD card into the cavity you have created and close the wings. If the wings keep popping back open you could hold the wing casing tightly closed and put a drop of super glue on the line between them.
Leave your dead drop in some appropriate place. It would blend in well on its back near the base of a telephone pole. You could also partly squish the head or thorax to discourage anyone like me who would actually be interested in a dead bug.
I have seen ants dragging away dead beetles. This could be solved by brushing the beetle with hot sauce.
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