Sunday, 29 June 2014

Agile frog

My friends and I went on a walk for snakes.  Unfortunately, we didn't find any. However we did find a beautiful Agile frog. I brought it back home to put in the pond and as soon as I put the frog  in the pond my turtle came up and grabbed the frog by its leg and started to rip the frog apart. I grabbed the turtle to try to save the frog but it was too late. The frog was dead! I ran inside to get the video camera and made a video of the dead frog after I made the video I put the turtle back and it finished eating the frog up

Here is the video a made of the dead frog.


My top 10 favorite youtube channels!

Hey guys today I'm going to write down my top 10 favorite YouTube channels!

10. Miroslav Ivanov- Wild life channel (5 subscribers)
9.  Philip Vanbergan - Wild life channel (37 subscribers)
8.  HERPINGHERPSTV- Wild life channel (102 subscribers)
7.sanya- gaming channel (3935 subscribers)
6. Thailand living- Wild life channel (10163 subscribers)
5. Epic wildlife- Wild life channel (193,810 subscribers)
4.  Creature Quest- Wild life channel (1434 subscribers)
3.  Jack Nailor- Wild life channel (65 subscribers)
2.  Snakes1000000hd- Wild life channel (1534 subscribers)
1. Herping With Dylan- Wild life channel (5167 subscribers)
Its my favorite channel because he explanes allot about reptiles and i learn allot of interesting things about them from him, also because his name is Dylan too :)

Thursday, 19 June 2014


This is a post about scarabs. Scarabs are insects from the Scarabaeidae family and there are about 30,000 species of scarabs. Here is a video i made of some scarab grubs i collected from my compost pile.  

All Scarab larvae are C shaped, they're called grubs and are pale yellow or white. We have lots of grubs in our compost and i pick them and feed them to our chickens. The grubs i find are Stag beetles, Rhino bugs or June beetles. Most adult beetles are nocturnal and sometimes I go on the street at night and catch lots of male stag beetles. The scarab larvae normally eat plant roots, Scarab beetles eat fruits,fungi and carrion.
The life cycle of a scarab is egg,larvae,pupa and adult. They're really hard to identify as grubs so you have to wait until they've hatched to find out what they are.

If you will like to see my other post about the rhino bug which is in the scarab family then click here

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Rhino bug

Me and my friend found a European rhino bug. Its Latin name is Oryctes nasicornis. Here is a video i made of the European rhino bug we found.

The Rhino bugs can be found on every continent except Antarctica. These beetle are in the scarab family, For more on scarabs click here.

Here are some interesting facts i found out about Rhino bugs in general. 

1. Q. What color are the Rhino bugs?
    A. Most are black,grey or greenish in color.

2. Q. What do Rhino bugs eat?
    A. The adults eat fruit,  nectar and sap, the larvae eat decaying plant matter. 

3. Q What is the life span of an Rhino bug?
    A. The life span of a Rhino bug is normally one to two years.

4. Q. Where do the Rhino bugs live?
     A. They live in leaf litter, plants and fallen logs.

5.Q What is the size of a Rhino bug?
   A. Rhinoceros beetles can grow up to 6 cm making them some of the largest beetles around.

6. Q.What do the Rhino bugs use there thorns for?
    A. The male rhino bugs use there horns in mating battles against other males. 

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

My coolest school trip ever

At first we got on the bus at 7:00am and started our long 5 hour trip to a zoo park. As soon as we got to the zoo park, my friends and I went running in to see the animals. The first animals we saw were the bears.  I felt sorry for them 'cause they were in a cage. Then we saw the leopards and the tigers they were very beautiful.  After that we went to see the birds and the monkeys but unfortunately the monkeys weren't there ; At last we went to see my favorite animals which are the REPTILES. We saw some HUGE pythons there and some lizards. After we left the zoo we went to a beautiful church and ate doughnuts. I found a dead baby grass snake someone had chopped its head off ;( The next few stops were really boring. Finally, we got to the hotel and man, did it look awesome! My friend and I went into our hotel room which was as great as we thought it would be. We got dressed up to go to dinner.   I ate 3 slices of chicken and some potatoes (which were really tasty). Next thing I did was go and play pool with some friends and the team I was in lost because my friend potted the black ball in the hole!!! Afterwards, we had a disco party. We went up stairs to our rooms and my friend and I watched a scary movie until12:00am then we went to bed because we had to be up at 6:00am. So we got up at 6:00am and went to have breakfast. Before we went to the bus my friends and I played hide and seek which was fun because it was a huge hotel. We got on the bus and went straight to MacDonald which was 3 hours away. As soon as we got there, I bought 2 mac chicken burgers which were really tasty. We got back from the trip around 9pm and I said goodbye to my friends because I wasn't going to see them for 3 months. I  said goodbye and then I got in the car and drove home.

Alexander Nevski church in Sofia. My friend Gaby took the photo.