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When Armor isn’t Enough

I would venture to guess that you’ve never seen a more armored beetle than the one in the photo above. These Cambodian Rhinoceros Beetles do indeed look intimidating the first time you meet them. But actually… For all their armor, they’re rather helpless little beasts. All their strength and armor may help protect them against other creatures. But there’s one

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When Armor isn’t Enough

I would venture to guess that you’ve never seen a more armored beetle than the one in the photo above. These Cambodian Rhinoceros Beetles do indeed look intimidating the first time you meet them. But actually… For all their armor, they’re rather helpless little beasts. All their strength and armor may help protect them against other creatures. But there’s one

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About Me

My name is Jared Ratcliff, and I am a young adult, youth camp counselor, and English teacher. But… I guess you came for more than that. When I first started this blog, I described here the beautiful setting of my home in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. But then, in the summer of 2020, I boarded a plane, and two flights and a road trip later, I arrived in my new home in the mountains of Mondulkiri, Cambodia. . .

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