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Please always release stag beetles near where they were found!
Even motionless stag beetles should be released from the water!
Instructions for a fast-acting energy drink!
Stag beetles are found quite frequently on and in houses.
… and getting to know each otherThe calm before the storm
The beetles can bring point forces of over 1000 g on the prongs of their mandibles. Injuries occur, but the head parts are well protected.
Unique pictures of the hatching of a stag beetle. For the stag beetle, the hatching is the irrevocable start into the above-ground life.
This video shows footage of the different stages of stag beetle development
From wood to humus.The larva builds in its pellet and initially moves on.
Flight at dusk. Body is sagging. With a good viewing angle even the sex can be recognized.
The beetles change flight direction only shortly before obstacles.
Distinctive buzzing/propeller-like flight sound. You can recognize them from that alone.
It is probably a bit exaggerated, but for refueling they like to take fruit or tree juices.
Female after being eaten by birds. The front part usually remains intact and can move for hours, even days!
Stag beetles can pinch. Once a year, stag beetle and nose meet for a short time in Alf. This movie is not recommended for imitation
The beetles usually take off from elevated points and require intensive launch preparation.
Even earth bumblebees are predators…
Camera and production: Marie Haegel
Video clip on the focus theme of the UN Decade on Biological Diversity 2019-2020: “Protecting insects – working together for nature’s diversity”.
The man is right!Read the book and act…
Insects also regulate themselves…
Laudatio of the Federal Minister for the Environment Syenja Schulze. We were very pleased about this…
PR is a must, great footage!…Nature in focus stag beetle (ARD)
Stag beetle in the ARD (WDR)Video of the program Ratgeber Heim + Garten – Sunday, 13.05.2012