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HEATH MCDONALD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY HEATH MCDONALD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mating bloody nosed beetles (Timarcha tenebricosa), a species found in limestone grassland and woodland habitats. These beetles get their name from the red liquid released as a defence mechanism against potential predators. Photographed in Somerset, UK, in June.
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