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Why is Rudolp's nose red?

Colonel Mustard

Colonel Mustard

Genus: Anthonomus 

Species: Grandis thurberrae

If you were this weevil, you would probably be very familiar with one of the '5 C's of Arizona' -cotton. These weevils destroy almost 10% of the nation's cotton crop.

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original SEM image

This is the original scanning electron microscope (SEM) image before it was colorized.

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