In South Africa and India, on the other hand, the magician digs up a dead body, especially of a child, to secure a familiar.
A full-grown larva digs a pit about 2 in.
He had a lot to do: find himself new digs and track down the immortals threatening his family.
The Lucky Pup is one of a dozen or so digs scattered around his property up in Governor's Basin.
It lives on dry, welldrained ground, and digs a deep burrow lined with silk to prevent the infall of loose particles of soil.
The habit of some genera is to catch the prey before making their tunnel, but more frequently the insect digs her nest, and then hunts for prey to put into it.