Some posts have had to be moved around, so here again: Spike's very first piece ever. please be nice to him. pic.twitter.com/IIhOVI0POE- Spike the Beetle (@SpikeTheBeetle) July 6, 2017
Here's a video of Spike in action:
he's back, and improving his form.- Spike the Beetle (@SpikeTheBeetle) July 4, 2017
good luck! pic.twitter.com/6v0CpdJVQP
According to Mandy, stag beetles are popular as pets for kids in Japan. Mandy shares pictures and videos of Spike drawing, eating and generally living the good beetle life on his Twitter account, which has over 45,000 followers.
working on a few of those thank you notes. pic.twitter.com/r0YWpMhvtV- Spike the Beetle (@SpikeTheBeetle) July 8, 2017
Mandy is now auctioning Spike's artwork on eBay, where his first illustration has already received over 69 bids, the maximum one being of $316.
15% of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork will go towards People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), who helps in the conservation of stag beetles' natural habitat.
Other than artwork, Mandy is also selling 'I like Spike' buttons and thank you notes.
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