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Beetle Battle: Gigantic Insects Fight for Prized Female

Betting on Rhinoceros Beetles pitted against each other is a common pastime in northern Thailand during the mating season.
Image: Two Rhinoceros Beetles battle for a female at a fairground in Doi Lo, Thailand
Two Rhinoceros Beetles battle for a female at a fairground in Doi Lo, Thailand. In northern Thailand, gambling on Rhinoceros Beetle fights is a popular pastime during the September and October mating season.Taylor Weidman / ZUMA Press