Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Plastic Rhinoceros Beetle Replica

This looks like a monster from a sci-fi movie, doesn't it?

Our NEW Plastic Rhinoceros Beetle

Our highly-detailed, museum-quality plastic rhinoceros beetle toy makes a terrific model for teaching your children, grandchildren, or students about the wonders of nature, insects, and the animal world. Our plastic toy rhinoceros beetle is made of solid plastic and is quite durable. Be sure to take a look at our other beetle toys and gifts.

About Japanese Rhinoceros Beetles

The Japanese rhinoceros beetle (Allomyrina dichotoma) is a common insect, and integral part of popular culture, in Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea. The Japanese name for the species is kabutomushi, which means literally "helmet-bug".

This beetle appears as the center of many television, cinematic, anime, and advertising works in Japan, in much the same way that tigers and geckos do in the United States. Rhino beetles are also popular in games of chance, which usually pit two male beetles in a contest of strength. They are also popular pets, and are even sold from vending machines. Japanese rhino beetles live only four months as a beetle.

This blog is sponsored by Tapir and Friends Animal Store.

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