Epic Battle of the Bugs: See How The Hercules Beetle Got Its Name Videos

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Epic Battle of the Bugs: See How The Hercules Beetle Got Its Name

With the ability of some species to lift up to 850 times their own weight, it's no wonder these powerful, horned insects are known as Hercules beetles. Beyond extraordinary strength, male Hercules beetles are also known for their intense fights over mating rights. See more of Costa Rica's charismatic wildlife in Untamed from Nat Geo Wild. Follow filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade and his two best friends as they travel throughout Costa Rica in search of the most diverse, iconic and unexpected animal species the country has to offer.

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