Top 15 Weirdest Insects in the World

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Giraffe Weevil
Someone has a head for heights!

Scientific name:Trachelophorus giraffa
Habitat: Madagaskar

If this beetle feels the cold, it’ll need a long scarf! It uses its incredibly long neck to battle other male giraffe weevils. It also uses it to build nests. By the way: giraffe weevils are part of the family of leaf-rolling weevils. They got this name because the females cut leaves so that they roll inwards. They then lay their eggs in the curled leaf. This makes sure they’re protected.

Giraffe Weevil Giraffe Weevil - Photo: Dennis van de Water/Shutterstock