SunstarTV Bureau: Have you ever seen a tortoise fly or a golden shaped of tortoise on sky? What if you can find it live? You must be shocked after reading this.
A social media video has left people under amazed and shocked at the sight of Golden Tortoise Beetle flying and crawling on someone’s palm.
An IFS officer Susanta Nanda took to Twitter to share a video of three Golden Tortoise Beetle preparing to take a flight from someone’s palm.
With a caption reading, “Sometimes, all that glitters is gold.”, he showed the video of three Golden Tortoise Beetle found in Southeastern Asia.
Sometimes, all that glitters is gold.
The Golden Tortoise Beetle found in the Southeastern Asia.
🎥: Thokchom Sony pic.twitter.com/nGb1gh7sQ0
— Susanta Nanda IFS (@susantananda3) March 8, 2021
The original video has been caught by an artist from Manipur, Thokchom Sony.
The tortoise beetles, which are usually 5-7 millimeters in length, are often spotted in Southeast Asia, especially in the evenings.
Notably, The golden tortoise beetle is distributed widely in eastern North America, west to about Iowa and Texas. It is one of three species of tortoise beetle found in Florida.