This beetle is one of the largest insects in the world. Only the male has got horns, generally used to fight with other males and conquer the female. Thanks to its great wings, the rhinoceros beetle is able to fly for long distances. The wormlike larva feeds on decaying wood, while the adult insect feeds on fruit.

origin: Indonesia
environment: Forest
sleep-wake: Nocturnal
average lifespan: 2 years (larva) 6 months (adult)
dimensions: 11 cm

Fruit (adult)