Elephant Beetle Animal Pictures

Megasoma elephas

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Adult male Elephant Beetle with horns

adult male elephant beetle
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Only the male Elephant Beetle has these distinctive horns, not the female.

Elephant beetle with sugar cane

Elephant beetle with sugar cane
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The size of the Elephant Beetle is shown in reference to a man's hand.

Female elephant Beetle

yellowish-colored Elephant Beetle
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This is a female Elephant Beetle, notable by the lack of horns.