A family made an interesting project of growing a giant Hercules beetle at home. Here are the photos which cover the full lifespan of the amazing insect.
Hercules beetle is one of the largest beetles known. As a larva it feeds on rotten wood and adult insects eat decaying fruits. The larval period of the Hercules beetle lasts one to two years with larva growing up to 110 mm (4.5 in) in length and weighing up to 120 grams.