|I look at wilderness now with profound respect, knowing it must be preserved as a retreat for harried mankind in a world hurtling toward what seems to be a complete divorce from the past.|
|~Sigurd Olson ~|
Photo: Mike Habeck.
The click beetle name arises from their ability, when placed on their backs, to draw their abdomens up, then suddenly down. This action, coupled with a clicking sound, sends them flying into the air, often landing on their feet.