October 31, 2014

Battle Royale

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October 31, 2014
Battle Royale

Species: Giraffe beetles | Location: Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar

Two male giraffe beetles (aka Giraffe-necked weevils) eye one another as potential competition in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar during my trip with Nat Hab, the Madagascar Wildlife Adventure.

About The Photographer

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Eric's illustrious career began in Alaska in 1989, where he worked as a field researcher on many of the state’s diverse animal species, including river otters, waterfowl, moose and reindeer. He also served as the Head Naturalist at Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge in Denali National Park. Read Eric's bio to learn more about him!

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