Hercules beetle

Hercules beetle

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Credit: PATRICK LANDMANN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules). This beetle is one of the largest insect species in the world, with adult males growing to about 17 centimetres in length, including the horns. The hercules beetle typically lives in the rain forests of Central and South America. Photographed in Petit-Saut, French Guiana.

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