What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

what is this?
Can you tell me what bug this is? I’m at FOB Warhorse, Iraq which is a little north of Baghdad. This thing was about as long as my finger!
-SPC Plucinik

Dear SPC Plucinik,
We have received countless images of Mole Crickets from Iraq. Though they are found in the U.S. as well, the vast majority of our images come from the troops in the Middle East.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

One Response to Yet another Mole Cricket from Iraq

  1. K R says:

    It’s called Baghad in local language of Gujarat. It’s very dangerous. If it bites to you, it is bad than honey bee or wasp sting.

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