Akio Ohara reaches into a plastic container and scoops out a beetle that is bigger than his entire hand.
Its shell is a lustrous golden brown, and its majestic top horn stretches out far past the tips of Ohara’s fingers. Underneath, a smaller horn curves menacingly upward, primed on a set of powerful jaws.
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