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Striped Love Beetle Eudicella gralli at Bristol Zoo, Bristol, England.
Lives in the forests of Central Africa, especially Zaire.
The irridescent wing covers are used as jewellery in marriage ceremonies.
The males have horns, as in this picture.

Photographed by Adrian Pingstone in December 2005 and released to the public domain.

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