Insects and Arthropods Used to be Huge, Now They’re Getting Even Smaller #SaturdayMorningCartoons
It turns out that large beetles are shrinking. This might be a good thing, since big beetles are scary, but it turns out they’re shrinking due to climate change. This makes sense, given that back in the oxygen-drenched period of the carbonifrous insects were enormous.
Here’s a video about these giant bugs from PBS Eons
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