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Elephant Beetle

Megasoma elephas

Notes:

A man selling coconut milk at the side of the road had found this guy.

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10 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Cool!! I think everybody going to Tortuguero has to pass by this guy!

ZackUmbarger
ZackUmbarger 9 years ago

Wow...

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 9 years ago

This is real cool.. I have only seen Rhino beetles..

VinayGawli
VinayGawli 9 years ago

Superlike

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Wow, amazing

EricEllison
EricEllison 9 years ago

thats amazing

KennethCox
KennethCox 9 years ago

Thanks!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

¡!¡ I nearly choked when I saw the second picture ¡!¡ I think you should put that one first, the shear size of this beauty is astonishing.

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 9 years ago

I knew they were massive; but WOW, what a bug! Great spotting!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Wow, I have heard of the Rhino Beetle, but an elephant beetle. SO COOL! Great spotting.

KennethCox
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KennethCox

Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 28, 2011
Submitted on Nov 5, 2011

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