RHINOCEROS BEETLEĀ© wood engraving (ed. 38) image: 5 x 7 in. $150.00 (go to "Hi There" for purchase information)
Rhinoceros beetles are known for their large size (up to six inches in length) and unique shapes and it falls into the alien of planet earth category with its Star Wars style of armour. But not to worry, they are harmless to humans. In parts of Asia they are popular pets and the males are often used in gambling fights. Since their main motivation for fighting is to mate, a female is used to start the males fighting.

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