Photo credit: Will Freihofer

Photo: Will Freihofer

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“Rhinoceros beetle’s horn shape reflects fighting style.” September 15, 2014. ScienceNews.

“Secrets of animal weapons revealed.” September 11, 2014. ScienceDaily.

“Rhino beetle weapons match their fighting styles.” September 9, 2014. National Geographic.

“These beetles are specialized fighters.” September 9, 2014. Nature World News.

“Study shows rhinoceros beetle horns evolved to accommodate species-specific fighting styles.” September 9, 2014.

“Dramatic beetle weapons aren’t just for show.” September 8, 2014. ScienceNow.

“Why do males have built-in weapons?” September 8, 2014. National Geographic.

“Beetles show there is such a thing as a free lunch”. October 29, 2013. Inkfish.

“Rhinoceros beetle horns come cheap.” October 11, 2013. Science News.

“Big weapons have little downside.” October 10, 2013. Research highlight in Nature.

“Rhinoceros beetles’ horns are not costly during flight.” March 13, 2013. BBC Nature.

“How the rhinoceros beetle got its horn.” March 13, 2013. LiveScience.

“Rhino beetle horn no handicap for flying.” March 13, 2013. ABC Science.

“The beetle breaking point: A novel limit controls the size of an animal weapon, the beetle horn.” March-April 2013. American Scientist.

“This beetle puts the ‘extreme’ in extremity.” October 5, 2012. NPR’s Science Friday video of the week.

“Insulin may guarantee the honesty of beetle’s massive horn.” July 27, 2012. Science.

“Nature’s big picture: Beetle tracking.” May 15, 2012. BBC News.

“Rhino beetle’s horn may be cheap.” February 11, 2012. ScienceNews.

“Flying rhinos – studying big beetles in Taiwan.” 2009. Vision (University of Montana’s Research, Scholarship, and Innovation Magazine)