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  Rhinoceros Beetle

 

Thailand

The male Rhinoceros Beetle has a long horn on its head with which it can lift up to 800 times its own weight.

 

Its strength is often put to the test during gambling fights (fig.). Here on a piece of sugarcane, its favourite food. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

 

  Rhinoceros Beetle