Small but mighty, male stag bee­tles face off against each other in des­per­ate fights for the af­fec­tion of nearby fe­males

World of Animals - - The Amazing World Of Animals -

Adult male stag bee­tles have just a few weeks to try and mate after they’ve emerged from the soil. With com­pe­ti­tion fierce, they’re each equipped with a set of wings to search for mates and a pair of huge and pow­er­ful jaws for bat­tling with ri­vals.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.