Gap Fill - Christmas Beetles - Level 5


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There is a of creatures that is with Christmas - donkeys, reindeer, turkeys and . Beetles do not spring to when thinking of the holiday season. However, there is a Christmas beetle in Australia. This Christmas it has gone . It used to be a that Christmas was on its way in the down under. Its numbers have declined . An entomologist from the University of Sydney said: "Everybody over the of 35 remembers there being huge numbers of Christmas beetles when they were , but that just doesn't seem to happen any more."

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