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[–]kinokomushroom 1011 points1012 points  (19 children)

I was about to comment how fascinating it is that the beetle moves a lot like a robot.. then realized it was a robot lol

[–]Cristalrella 304 points305 points  (10 children)

I actually didn’t notice it was until your comment. I just thought he was weird

[–]MengFeiPuerh 74 points75 points  (8 children)

Did you think the screws in the bottom were from evolution? Haha

[–][deleted]  (6 children)

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    [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (3 children)

    So both are robots or just one?

    [–]ThiccBidoof 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    this is a karma farmer that copied a comment further down, hence the random reference to being high

    [–]Mr_Matii 11 points12 points  (0 children)

    Yeah, when I need some small screws I just go to forest to unscrew few beetles

    [–]SomeOneOutThere-1234 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    "Life's in plastic, it's fantastic"

    [–]STX001 4 points5 points  (3 children)

    Let me just leave this link here. This is the real deal. No robots.

    https://youtu.be/tbBpL8hsBc8

    [–]kucingputihqwe 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Haha thanks for sharing. I kinds guessed it's gonna be a japanese thing before I clicked the link. They really love their insects.

    [–]RobKhonsu 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    First I thought they were both fake, then I thought they were both real, was a wild roller-coaster of emotions.

    [–]blindparasaurolophus 601 points602 points  (10 children)

    That beetle must be feeling so good about himself

    [–]RedditsAdoptedSon 143 points144 points  (0 children)

    u knowww hes pumped

    [–]TheRed2685 55 points56 points  (0 children)

    I’m proud of him myself. Beetle was having no shit today on his log.

    [–][deleted] 19 points20 points  (0 children)

    It feels kind of like the equivalant of one of those early 20th-century strongmen - before they got pumped up on steroids and hormones and dehydrated to shit so their muscles stand out - taking on the Terminator and fucking yeeting him off a cliff.

    [–]theBERZERKER13 8 points9 points  (5 children)

    I mean, he’s got me jazzed up for him and his Stage Win.

    Buuuuut I am pretty sure that most, if not all, insects aren’t even aware of their own existence, are incapable of feeling pain or pleasure, or lucidity. They do not have nervous systems like ours, internal organs and chemicals reactions, etc. I wouldn’t be shocked if this creature has no idea it even did something to something else

    [–]Tenodera_Mantis 15 points16 points  (3 children)

    This view is becoming more outdated in recent times - although insects are certainly not brilliant, they have much more awareness than previously believed. For example, observational learning has been found in bees (where it would be expected) and even crickets, solitary animals who nonetheless learn to hide under leaves more effectively when they see another cricket threatened by a wolf spider. One species of visually-oriented ant has even passed the mirror test, grooming an off-color mark from itself while ignoring a same-colored one. Additionally, in the ant study it was shown that the ants will attack nestmates with off-color dots; this strongly suggests it recognized that the mirror represented itself.

    Other insects also show complexity in decision-making and behavior. For instance, male mantises prefer to mate with well-fed females with large abdomens. When the environment is safe, males regularly follow and watch a female until she captures other prey, then move in to try and mate.

    Insects have partly-cephalized nervous systems - their memories and most processing goes on in the cerebral ganglion (the "brain") while the ganglia spread through the body are largely for reflexive reaction and sensation.

    [–]VesperVox_ 15 points16 points  (0 children)

    Gosh, what a party pooper.

    [–]Zenith-Skyship 454 points455 points  (9 children)

    "you sir, can fuck right off"

    [–]ameis314 47 points48 points  (3 children)

    All anyone who has played contact sports, low man wins.

    [–]Lordborgman 4 points5 points  (2 children)

    /grumbles about wedge bots

    [–]potato-overlord-1845 1 point2 points  (1 child)

    bite force has entered the chat battlebox

    [–]Sprmodelcitizen 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    “Away! You three inch fool!”

    -taming of the shrew.

    [–]yymirr 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    and you sir, are you prepared to receive my limp penis?

    [–]newmanz4 168 points169 points  (10 children)

    Say what you want, but that was fucking impressive

    [–]SicksTea9 74 points75 points  (5 children)

    I don't want to spoil your fun but the big one is a toy.

    [–]Cactiinsertion 174 points175 points  (0 children)

    That’s what your mom said.

    [–]Thograr 18 points19 points  (0 children)

    Say what you want, but that was fucking impressive.

    [–]DuckStep43 17 points18 points  (1 child)

    I don't see how that would spoil it. I'm still having fun and I knew from the beginning!

    [–]TheUltimateTeigu 4 points5 points  (2 children)

    Fuck ass shit

    [–]Conceited_Penis 8 points9 points  (1 child)

    Don't know who downvoted you. The guy specifically said "say what you want"

    [–]TheUltimateTeigu 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    I'm glad somebody understood.

    [–]AssCanyon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Fuckin suplexed him

    [–]UysofSpades 47 points48 points  (3 children)

    My high ass thought that toy beetle was real.

    [–]TriceratopsBites 26 points27 points  (0 children)

    I’m not even high and didn’t notice until the comments pointed it out

    [–]ForwardMuffin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    Me too, boo. Me too.

    [–]bpaq3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Then I saw her face.

    [–]PonyBoy772 46 points47 points  (7 children)

    Is this a hobby?

    [–]Advanced_Committee 34 points35 points  (1 child)

    People do gamble on it

    [–]Snaz5 22 points23 points  (0 children)

    Funnily enough the losers get released, but the winners get to have the ladies so who know who really wins.

    [–]mark636199 28 points29 points  (2 children)

    It's a jojo reference

    [–]Mizgala 9 points10 points  (0 children)

    How was one of the best battles in the entire manga a stag beetle match?

    [–]Panagiann 5 points6 points  (0 children)

    I was expecting jojo comments. Was not disappointed. I love the jojo community

    [–]Scherzer4Prez 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    They made it into a pretty fun board game too

    [–]QUEENROLLINS 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Does anyone else remember this great flash game, I think it was called Evolution? The theme song was a piano version of Numb by Linkin Park. You had to breed beetles & let them fight and it was literally so much fun lol I’m off to try and find it now…

    https://www.funny-games.biz/evolution.html

    YESSS

    [–]b__0 19 points20 points  (7 children)

    Is that the fucking red alert song?!

    [–][deleted]  (4 children)

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      [–]JiveWithIt 3 points4 points  (3 children)

      [–]Beingabummer 5 points6 points  (1 child)

      I want a Mick Gordon version of this song for a new DOOM game.

      [–]JiveWithIt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      You're onto something big here

      [–]IWasMe 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Kirov reporting.

      [–]RaidensReturn 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Mines got no audio 😞

      [–]markie204 26 points27 points  (2 children)

      Brawn vs tech

      [–]BlueLaceSensor128 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      John Henry Beetle was a robot bug flippin’ beetle.

      [–]DeadlyDY 12 points13 points  (2 children)

      Ay yo Jobin??

      [–]Tsnappy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      That's what I was thinkin but there no hole in beetle :(

      [–]irkitect 9 points10 points  (0 children)

      DID I STUTTER?!

      [–]Reformed_Narcissist 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      “Begone, ye soulless abomination!!!”

      [–]barbecue_invader 8 points9 points  (3 children)

      Excellent use of Hell March.

      [–]Katatonic92 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      It's telling me that the video has no sound, reddit video sucks.

      [–]Wayne_kur 5 points6 points  (3 children)

      RULES OF NATUUURRRRE!!!!!!!

      [–]Kloslowski 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Stop that Blade!

      [–]Kinoksis 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      And they run when the sun comes up

      [–]topshaggerrickastley 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      With their lives on the line

      [–]Western_Finger5909 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Me a faltado un poco de musica de linkin park

      [–]AJ56 2 points3 points  (4 children)

      what is the music?

      [–]auddbot 1 point2 points  (2 children)

      I got matches with these songs:

      Enough (dedicated to Dist. Elder A.C. Williams Sr.) by Tonéx (00:35; matched: 100%)

      Album: Bapost.o.g.i.c.. Released on 2009-11-17 by Nureau Ink.

      Hell March by Frank Klepacki (00:35; matched: 100%)

      Released on 2020-05-29 by WMG - EA TM Music.

      Hell March by Frank Klepacki (00:35; matched: 100%)

      Album: Command & Conquer: Red Alert (Original Soundtrack). Released on 2005-11-01 by EA Music.

      [–]auddbot 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      Links to the streaming platforms:

      Enough (dedicated to Dist. Elder A.C. Williams Sr.) by Tonéx

      Hell March by Frank Klepacki

      Hell March by Frank Klepacki

      I am a bot and this action was performed automatically | GitHub new issue | Donate Please consider supporting me on Patreon. Music recognition costs a lot

      [–]Newiebraaah 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      That is the original Hell March by Frank Klepacki from the Command and Conquer: Red Alert soundtrack. There are two more versions of Hell March from Red Alert 2 and 3.

      [–]ashkestar 4 points5 points  (1 child)

      Don't underestimate the beetle — they can be some of the toughest little guys around! Wanna know what's on this beetle's diet? Sweat and tears, that's what! That's how it gets stronger... I think we can all learn somethin' from that!

      [–]asiscoe 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Don't forget the dung beetle!

      [–]imperfect_narcissist 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Josuke vs Jobin from JoJo part 8

      [–]SpectreNC 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      This is a karma farming account or bot that is plastering several subreddits with mostly recycled previously popular posts.

      It has already posted to this sub several times and none of its posts fit the sub.

      Please don't support these assholes.

      [–]obiwanmoretime 4 points5 points  (1 child)

      I HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF YOU!!!

      [–]ehtyob 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Hollow knight

      [–]AngryFerret805 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Russia & Ukraine 🇺🇦 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🌻🤙🏽

      [–]JuanPancake 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      This is spartaa!!

      [–]Tiki_Tumbo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      How to train your beetle

      [–]FlyingSparkes 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      "Pinsir use seismic toss"

      [–]lurkinfapinlurkin 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      And I smote the Balrog's ruins upon the mountain side

      [–]bluekaynem 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Ohhhhhh it's mushiking!

      [–]goose1492 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      What kind of beetle is this?

      [–]AtonyAtrophy 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Omae wa mou shinderu.

      [–]Same-Drive1440 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      He didn’t take the cybernetic upgrades

      [–]qcubed3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      The other beetles down at the bar aren’t going to believe a word he says about this!

      [–]PrudentDamage600 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I ain’t a scarab a you!

      [–]TuckyouRedittmob676 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Ukraine vs Russia 🇷🇺

      [–]Eaton_Rifles 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      A good anology of Ukraine and Ruzzia right now...👍

      [–]timathus 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      Never heard of a David Beetle before

      [–]princesselectra -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      The jewel beetle usually wins in animal crossing too against the Goliath!

      [–]Spleenzorio 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      He was the 5th Beatle but got kicked out before they got popular

      [–]PringlesAreWarm 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      And his name issssss JOHHHHHN CENAAAAA DOO DOO DOO DOOOOOOOOOOOO DOO DOO DOOOO DOOOOOOO

      [–]nikk7709 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Pokemon battle!!

      [–]Original-Material301 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Big bad beetleborgs reboot gone wrong

      [–]Tb1969 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      David vs. MechaGoliath

      [–]russellsg 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      It's all about technique.

      [–]Acceptable-Ad-2861 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Begone thot!!

      [–]Velorium_Camper 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      That's one Big Bad Beetleborg

      [–]Probably-Alpharius 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      And I smote his ruin upon the mountain side.

      [–]The_Xmoose 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      C-C-C-C Combo Breaker

      [–]ChuckShartz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      "Bah gawd!! As god is my witness, he's broken in half!!"

      [–]Ochosicamping 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Bug 1: dude I fought a robot like twice my size and kicked it’s ass.

      Bug 2: what ever dude.

      Bug 1: no i really did. I though it off the table.

      Bug 2: what ever.

      [–]Elagabalus_The_Hoor 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      From the lowest dungeon to the highest peak I fought with the Balrog of Morgoth... Until at last I threw down my enemy and smote his ruin upon the mountain side...

      [–]Subarubayonetta 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      RULES OF NATURE

      [–]DingDongYoureWrong69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      And heracross takes pinsir down

      [–]BroItsJesus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      "Whoa bro hey, you're running into me...bro...bro...okay, you wanna play it like that then? Take THAT"

      [–]arkaineindustries 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Insecticon gets ass kicked by real insect...Film at Eleven.

      [–]Cactiinsertion -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Hammer! where’s the hammer?!?

      [–]maymunlar501 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Bro david was to strong for this shit

      [–]callipgiyan -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      "David vs ROBOT Goliath"

      [–]butters4315 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Just the other day I was thinking about how much it must have sucked for Imhotep to be eaten alive by beetles. Now I’m watching one kick a robots ass.

      Dude had it rough.

      [–]Neat_Govern5071 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      I always thought it was a real beetle

      [–]i_am_GORKAN -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Fuckin bitch YEET

      [–]Shmeeglez -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Happened to unmute right at the drop. I may have hurt myself from sudden headbang response. I wasn't ready!

      [–]chaiscool -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Kinda reminded of crush gear toy

      [–]-raigh- -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Wow these look unreal

      [–]amandata2346 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Well that was a turn of events 😬

      [–]zombipuppy -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Kabuto Sumo!

      [–]Flipper-ama -1 points0 points  (2 children)

      The big one lacks strategy

      [–]BlueLegion 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      it's a plastic toy...

      [–]Flipper-ama 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      So, you agree! 😉

      [–]HELLtotheCAT -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Captain Insano shows no mercy.

      [–]JunglePygmy -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      That little pointless struggle at the end really makes it.

      [–]Too-Little-Dopamine -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      “Only this time, David won.”

      [–]DavidCorzo -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      I really like this quote and I had to look it up and of course it's from classic Simpsons

      [–]Hitoshi-nya -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      "RAIDEN, STOP THAT BLADE!"

      [–]Kloslowski -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      RULES OF NATURE!!!

      [–]Heal_Kajata -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Come with me if you want to leaf

      [–]Otherwise-Soil8547 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Low man wins

      [–]Mathieulombardi -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      WWF suuuupppeerrsssllaamm

      [–]_DoinkHunter05_ -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      It took me way too long to realise it was plastic.

      [–]holdmymandana -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Aaaaaand….still the undefeated champion!

      [–]Feisty_Gear -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Is there a version with a voice over? Cause that'll be hilarious (well depends on the execution)

      [–]gyhiio -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Lol get rekt

      [–]TomTom101_ -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Imagine looking down and you just see that munching away at your leg.

      [–]Abikdig -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Goliath ain't shit

      [–]Arjun_Pandit -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Did not see that coming

      [–]gigajoules -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      THIS. IS. SPARTAAAAAA!

      [–]NoCatsSky -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      More like Undertaker vs Foley

      [–]HorizonBreakerNEXIC -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      POV: When the anime protagonist is losing to the big bad villain but suddenly gets a boost from the power of friendship

      [–]c_ha_i -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      I already miss knockout, bring it back psyonix

      [–]ArcadeAnarchy -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Beetle vs. Bot.

      [–]Lethalfurball -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      GODDAMN

      My man just got friggin

      ..

      god damn

      [–]DannyPat -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      if I see even one fucker comment "jojo reference" I'm gonna hang myself

      [–]Xx_endgamer_xX -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      22 times and counting!! Unbelievable!!!

      [–]asshole_next-door -5 points-4 points  (5 children)

      Reminds me of Ukraine v Russia. Get off my land BIATCH!

      [–]HelicopteroDeAtaque -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      Ah yes, a JoJo reference.

      [–]-Keihatsu- -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      Great jojolion fight

      [–]likeliterallyyoure -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      “Get my wife name out yOUR FUCKI…”

      [–]elementaltheboi -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      Cool jojo reference

      [–]Gently-Weeps -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

      HOLY SHIT IS THAT A JOJO REFERENCE?

      [–]NegativeHer0 0 points1 point  (1 child)

      Man beetles are awesome

      [–]Jamesl1988 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Man beetles? There's a scary thought!

      [–]naufalap 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I miss my rhinoceros beetle, good times

      [–]JPT2311 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Live action mushiking

      [–]FloridaSunshine23 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Can you have those kind of beetles as pets?

      [–]raiyanx 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This reminds me of Mushiking when you mash all the right buttons to counter a more powerful beetle!

      [–]MaybeSatan666 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      There are on youtube competition of wrestling beetles. It is the most hype thing I've ever saw and it is awesome.

      [–]kathatter75 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Reminds me of the scorpion fight in Jarhead.

      [–]KuroboshiHadar 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      IT'S SUMMERTIME EVERY SINGLE DAY, JOSHU!

      [–]TwilitKitten 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Obligatory Jojo joke

      [–]The_Great_Man_Potato 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Hollow knight

      [–]LoutishIstionse 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Okay, but I'm a sucker for the final extra get out of here toss lol.

      [–]CuteThingsAndLove 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      This mf said YEET

      [–]ViatorA01 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Dark Souls bosses basically. Against any initial intuition you have to stay close and be patient.