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What Kind of Beetle Is This?
Location: Charlotte, NC
June 23, 2011 10:25 am
Found this already stepped on in front of my gym. I brought it home and my girls wanted to know more about it. I have seen large Single Horned ”Rhino” beetles before, but never one with two big horns/pincers like this. It is about 2 in long and 3/4 in wide.
Signature: Daniel

Stag Beetle Carnage

Hi Daniel,
It troubles us immensely to learn about this senseless slaughter.  This magnificent beetle is a Giant Stag Beetle,
Lucanus elaphus.

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