This beetle pupa looks like an alien

The insect grows a striking red chrysalis at egg and larval stages

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Hirofumi Kawano captures a rarely seen Hercules Beetle pupa.

After egg and larval stages, they grow a striking red chrysalis.

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This species of rhinoceros beetle sports an impressive horn.

After fully growing, they're among the world's largest insects.

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