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10 More Terrifying Real Life Monsters

By Vadim Newquist May 30, 2013

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Titan Beetles

Ok, the titan beetle has to be stopped. We are just not comfortable with a SEVEN INCH monstrosity like this roaming the Earth which is capable of snapping pencils in half and cutting into human flesh! And yet, there is surprisingly no coordinated global effort to eradicate these horrific creatures, or at least shrinking them down to a semi-manageable size. Thankfully, they are only indigenous to a few countries in South America—Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Unfortunately though, they do run rampant in one other place that we can't avoid—our nightmares!

Tags: animals, sci fi, monsters, slideshows, nature, life

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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