Subject: Large beetle
Geographic location of the bug: Ottawa ontario canada
Time: 07:30 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: We saw this bug casually crossing a busy street on April 24 2018. The crab like front legs and bulging eyes kind of creeped us out. We put something in the frame to measure by.
How you want your letter signed: Gabrielle
This is not a Beetle. It is an aquatic True Bug commonly called a Giant Water Bug or Toe-Biter.