I found him in a kitchen located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mysterious bug on a piece of paper. Mysterious bug on a piece of wood. Mysterious bug scurrying away.


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This looks very similar to a click beetle. Some of them are pretty popular in south Canada.

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    $\begingroup$ Lay the beetle on its back. If it inverts itself using a strong clicking action then you have yourself a click beetle. $\endgroup$
    – docscience
    Jun 2, 2015 at 3:55
  • $\begingroup$ @docscience I can't, I already released it a few days ago. But the image on the Wikipedia page looks very similar so I'll assume that's what it was. $\endgroup$
    – Chrisuu
    Jun 3, 2015 at 23:11

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