A right answer to a wrong question makes a wrong answer, even if it’s right.
I’m on a screen room with my computer, so bugs and lizards are common here.
Just now, a shiny chunky black beetle (long legs – I could see the light under him) caught my eye, It hurried its way over to the screen door. (not the bug in the picture)
It behaved like a cat or dog wanting to be let out.
So, I walked over and opened the door, expecting it to happily scurry out the door to the outside world.
But no! As I held open the door politely for the chunky beetle, it stayed in the room, walked along the doorway opening, then back into the room.
Ok, fine. I don’t mind it here. But why didn’t it go out when I opened the door?
So I looked it up and it looks like a Rhinoceros beetle, not as big as the giant one shown below but maybe as big as the top part of my thumb.
One of its behavioral characteristics is that it loves going to the light.
So by opening the door I was answering the wrong question. “If you want to go outside, I will open the door”.
But what it wanted was to put its nose up to the light source that was distinct from the dark background.
When I opened the door, it was ‘ALL LIGHT and the light contrast was gone.
So it straddled between the light outside and the darker inside until it reached a point where the outside light was gone (the doorframe) and came in because now the inside was lighter)