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Caption:
Nicrophorus nepalensis (Coleoptera: Silphidae) about to take flight. The unusual way it is holding its midlegs is typical for these beetles. The odd manner in which the abdomen is tilted from the thorax is unusual and may be an artifact of this beetle being on a slanted branch.
 
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