I’ve always just called them “stink bugs.” Turns out there are lots of very different kinds of beetles, all over the world, that are called stink bugs — who knew? Ours are officially called Desert Stink Beetles and here’s a shot of them mating. They were pretty much oblivious to everything that went past them: hikers, a photographer, a dog who sniffed them … whatever. They were busy.

Desert Stink Beetles Mating

Desert Stink Beetles Mating