Atlas Rhinoceros Beetle
They’re among the largest of all rhinoceros beetles. They exhibit sexual dimorphism where males are larger than females, with more prominent horns. The Atlas beetle is a species living in Southeast Asia. They are incredibly strong beetles able to lift objects that are up to 850 times their body weight. The larvae of these beetles are quite aggressive and can bite anyone that tries to touch them.
- Up to 8 cm
- Herbivorous - eating leaves, fruits and flowers.
- Not particularly fast!
- Tropical forests
- Strength! One of the strongest (per body weight) in the animal kingdom, lifting up to 850 times their own weight!