hercules beetle


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hercules beetle

n
(Animals) a very large tropical American scarabaeid beetle, Dynastes hercules: the male has two large anterior curved horns
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Dan Gordon, keeper of biology, with a hercules beetle New exhibition being set up at The Great North Museum.
He returns three years later with the insect his father was looking for, the giant Goliathus Hercules beetle, which stands the scientific community on its head.
The exhibition also features Charles Lee's Dissipative System, a wall of touchable tiles that change color in response to heat--mimicking the color, humidity, and temperature changes in the exoskeleton of a Hercules beetle.