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The pupal stage of an atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, Nebraska.

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Pupal stage of the atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. When grown into an adult, this type of beetle is able to lift 850 times its own body weight making it the strongest animal on earth compared to its body weight.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) at the Toledo Zoo.

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