Atlas Beetle

Close-up photo of an Atlas Beetle.

Animal's Behavior 
The male atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) is larger than the female, and have specialized horns on the head and thorax that males use to fight with each other to gain mating rights with females.

Eating Habits
Sap and over-ripe fruit.

Found in southern Asia, particularly Malaysia.

Animal Facts
For its size, the Atlas beetle is one of the strongest animals on Earth and can carry hundreds times its own weight on its back.