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Giraffe Weevil


  • Scientific name:Trachelophorus giraffa
  • Habitat: Madagaskar


Someone has a head for heights!

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


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