Do Insects ever get fat ?

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Offline neilep

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Do Insects ever get fat ?
« on: 21/12/2006 23:56:58 »
Well, I'm overweight...Ive seen other mammals who enjoy extra layers of Adipose tissue,

but what about insects ?...some of them eat juicy fatty grubs !!..but I have yet a see a fat ant !!

Whysthatthen ?
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #1 on: 22/12/2006 00:20:25 »
Good question, but I imagine their digestion system is different then ours and they probably use different elements of the protein and dispose the bad portions, who knows, but that is interesting and I wonder if anyone has looked into that further as a way to compair ours with theirs in an obeisity aspect!

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #2 on: 22/12/2006 00:47:59 »
 Trust you to think of that one  [;D]
« Last Edit: 22/12/2006 02:05:43 by ukmicky »

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #3 on: 22/12/2006 01:42:31 »
LOL! You Talking to him or me..? I suspect the question man as I can't believe the questions that are running rampant in his head....ME LOVES IT!!!!!!! How come I can't think of questions like that? LOL LOL

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #4 on: 22/12/2006 02:06:35 »
I wonder what neils dreams are like.:)

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #5 on: 22/12/2006 02:38:36 »
I shudder to think.  Actually trying to imagine what he dreams about makes me blush. [:I]
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #6 on: 22/12/2006 02:50:30 »
Don't you have to be asleep to dream ?
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #7 on: 22/12/2006 03:00:59 »
 I don't know about that!! I have some pretty good dreams while being awake, although sometimes, I am not sure weather I am asleep or awake cause I am so tired!!

I bet he has some doozies!! They'd probably raise the eyebrows!! LOL

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #8 on: 22/12/2006 07:26:46 »
Probably sheep wearing something  other than my prada heels?  Maybe hiking boots?  Or sheep jumping from the sky with parachutes?
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #9 on: 22/12/2006 09:59:59 »
NO, LOL SHEEPY wearing kilt and your prada heels!!!

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #10 on: 24/12/2006 23:17:05 »
Technically, you could say that queen termites are quite fat. The same can be said of honeypot ants.

Here's an article that you might find useful: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=52405
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #11 on: 26/12/2006 22:57:14 »
Hey Neil, we need to start calling you "Grub" after those huge things natives all over the tropics pull out of rotting logs and eat raw. I think they are beetle larvae. The get rather large and rotund.

Below, are three pictures of grubs. Which looks most like Neil to you?


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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #12 on: 27/12/2006 03:42:04 »
Technically, you could say that queen termites are quite fat. The same can be said of honeypot ants.

Here's an article that you might find useful: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=52405

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #13 on: 27/12/2006 03:42:38 »
Hey Neil, we need to start calling you "Grub" after those huge things natives all over the tropics pull out of rotting logs and eat raw. I think they are beetle larvae. The get rather large and rotund.

Below, are three pictures of grubs. Which looks most like Neil to you?





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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #14 on: 27/12/2006 03:46:15 »
DOUBLE YUCK!!! Did you ever see that fear factor where they were eating the grubs????? YUCKKKKKKKKKKKKY made me wretch!!!! I had to turn away... then I had to leave as turning away was not good enough as their wretching was making me wretch thinking about ity!!!! YUCK!!!

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #15 on: 27/12/2006 14:31:58 »
Neil...I pick the middle one for you with your heels!
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #16 on: 27/12/2006 19:53:31 »
Neil...I pick the middle one for you with your heels!

So, they are MINE after all....YAyyyyyyyyyyyyy !!!!
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #17 on: 27/12/2006 22:10:56 »
No, but the law states if you are in possession of the item 90% is yours...I still have papers on those heels...gggrrrrr!  I do have some mushroom swiss burgers that I can bring for you from burger king when I get to the UK???  batting my eyes innocently!
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #18 on: 27/12/2006 23:26:43 »
No, but the law states if you are in possession of the item 90% is yours...I still have papers on those heels...gggrrrrr!  I do have some mushroom swiss burgers that I can bring for you from burger king when I get to the UK???  batting my eyes innocently!

Oh My GAWWWWWWWWWWD !!...EWE remembered my favorite burger !!!.....YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!....OK !! it's a deal...but I hope I won't have to wait for 6 months whilst the burgers are in quarantine ..LOL
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #19 on: 28/12/2006 01:35:15 »
You will wait 6 months if the recipient is listed as "Grub." If it could somehow get into cattle feed it will need to be quarantined for Mad Cow Disease.
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #20 on: 28/12/2006 07:30:38 »
Oh My GAWWWWWWWWWWD !!...EWE remembered my favorite burger !!!.....YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!....OK !! it's a deal...but I hope I won't have to wait for 6 months whilst the burgers are in quarantine ..LOL
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #21 on: 28/12/2006 07:31:12 »
You will wait 6 months if the recipient is listed as "Grub." If it could somehow get into cattle feed it will need to be quarantined for Mad Cow Disease.

In Neils case, Mad Sheepie Diesease!
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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #22 on: 28/12/2006 08:20:20 »
LOL>>> He is indeed MAd about those burgers!!! YAYYYYYYY!

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Re: Do Insects ever get fat ?
« Reply #23 on: 28/12/2006 17:52:34 »
I like a man that is passionate about something...but does he have to have a passion about my heels?
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