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Nature’s Ultimate Fighting Champion

Goliath beetles can lift loads over 800 times their own weight. How? Earth Unplugged gets up close with one of the natural world’s most amazing marvels.

The Goliath beetle is the heaviest and one of the strongest beetles in the world. It can reach more than 10 cm (4 inches) long, with wings that are larger than those of a sparrow. Where does its extraordinary strength come from? Earth Unplugged has created this interactive video where you can peer under the microscope to discover this  incredible insect’s awesome abilities.

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