morituri te salutant…

Within a time span of about 1-2 days, these little creatures managed to eat the best part of the flowers on my balcony. I am not amused.

To emphasize the democratic character of the Internet, please feel free to drop in your comments on what I am supposed to with them now. I “saved” them in a jar and so far couldn’t settle on the most perfect manner of death.


Just as much as I appreciate the wishes of the majority of comments on this matter so far – frying these little dudus in oil and thereby achieving a balanced diet – I actually “forgot” (hehe) to put holes in the jar. As a consequence of this, 3 out of 4 dudus commited collective suicide and No. 4 was saved the following day by removing the cover. To reward his (her?) courageous commitment to face any uncertain torture, I added a lettuce leaf into the jar and now, after another day, this is what I’ve found:


Nature is very mysterious, I think. Let’s wait and see what happens now…

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