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As of recently Emma has found a new thing for her diet, and it is bugs, this week she has eaten, cicada, earth worm, moth looking bug.....probably more that I don't see...I do not encourage this behavior and try to get the bug out of her mouth before it is swollowed, but I can't get to every bug. It's like when she goes outside now she purposly looks for anything crawling on the ground that she can pick up, sling and eat YUCK!!! I know she isn't eating them because she's hungry, because she's not, she could have had a big bowl of food right before she goes out, and then automatically looks for bugs....is this normal or just a phase? Please tell me it's a phase!?!? Just a reminder, she is 11 months old.
 

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I have a bug eater too...he often chases any flying bug and if he gets it, well, he eats it...gross!
 

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Mas is 11, he has been eating house flies, wasps and spiders since the begining of time (well his time). I get him away from the wasps if I see him going after them, but there are times when he gets them before I can stop him
I actually like that he will go after the spiders and take care of them for me.
 

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Yep, Kayla is a bit time flying insect chaser and eater. Just a different type of protein. I do try to stop the wasp, bees if I can, but otherwise just
 

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When we lived in Illinois Shilo was the ultimate fly hunter. She would be out the backyard on alert looking for any flies. It was hiliarous to watch.
 

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both of ours eat bugs. Allie likes to jump after them..Kelso hunts them
 

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Shay chased down 3 june bugs the other night when we were sitting outside and ate them.

Meb could care less
 

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Samantha is obsessed with earth worms. She will go outside and sniff all around the yard tracking them, then stick her nose to the ground and rip them out of the earth. It's actually quite impressive to watch!
 

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Max, my Parson, and Harley both enjoy a good June bug when they can
Max actually got ahold of a snake tonight, I about had a stroke
They all seem no worse for wear despite the disgusting things they have managed to eat:)
 

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When I brought my pup home I noticed every time he went outside in the summer he would try to hunt down ants. I found this a little silly and then started noticing if he saw spiders he would eat those as well.
 

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Annie will try to catch anything that flies.
Harley just lays down and watches her with a disgusted look on his face......sometimes I see him rolling his eyes and then one of those cartoon bubbles pops up over his head and it says..."You nitwit..that's a wasp" :rolleyes:

She has been bitten in the mouth twice by a wasp or hornet, not sure which. You think she'd learn.:sick:
 

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I'm glad to find out this isn't rally a bad thing. My pup eats those little beetles that always fall to the ground around lights at night.

beetle - buzz buzz thud more buzzing
Rocky - sniff sniff crunch crunch mmm beetle protein
 

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Bug eating here too. Moths, spiders, etc. I did scream for him to back off a centipede which I removed. Husband called him off a frog. Grand, isn't it?
 

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Demon is also a bug hunter. I try to get at them before he does but on the other hand it's nice to know he's taking care of spiders, flys, and other bugs that are showing up now that it's getting warmer.
 
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