Gap Fill - Christmas Beetles - Level 6


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There is a group of creatures that is with Christmas - donkeys, reindeer, turkeys and robins. The image of a beetle does not spring to when thinking of the festive season. However, there is actually a Christmas beetle, but this Christmas it has gone . Australia's Christmas beetle used to be an that the holiday season was on its in the land down under. Its numbers have declined . Dr Tanya Latty, an from the University of Sydney, said: "Everybody over the age of 35 remembers there being numbers of Christmas beetles when they were kids, but that just doesn't seem to happen more."

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