Marvin the Rhinoceros Beetle - July 28th, 2003

(11 photos)

Minori and I found this super-cute rhinoceros beetle on the way home one night, so I took him home and made him my pet-for-a-day. His name is Marvin. Check out these pictures!

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Looking good

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A head-on shot. Here you can see his "mouth-parts", which are teeny and kind of feathery ... rhinoceros beetles eat decompoosing plant matter, so they don't have teeth. They can't bite you.

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Kind of out of focus, but another shot of his mouth close-up

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Marvin from the side.

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Marvin from the rear.

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Marvin trying to run away from the camera.


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