Dynastes hercules septentrionalis

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The Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules) is the most famous and largest of the rhinoceros beetles. It is native to the rainforests of Central America, South America, and the Lesser Antilles. The beetle has also been observed as far north as Southern Veracruz in Mexico. Their title is well deserved, with some able to lift almost 850 times their own weight and some males, rarely, reaching 17 cm (6.75 inches) in length. It is the largest of the six...

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