Image: Stag beetle taking off

Stag beetle taking off

I found this beetle on its back in the café of the Mt Kinabalu park headquarters at breakfast while on a photographic trip to Borneo. This shot was taken as I returned the beetle to the nearby rainforest, and it flew away as slowly as an overloaded plane.

Winner Professional category 2003

Photographer:
Pavel German
Rights:
© Pavel German

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