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The Giraffe stag (ギラファノコギリクワガタ, Girafanogirikuwagata) is a bug that first appeared in New Horizons.
Donation to the museum
In New Horizons
When either donating to the museum or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say (with abhorrence):
"The giraffe stag beetle is a bug of preposterous proportions. Not only is its body rather large, it has two long, jagged jaws that can put it over five inches in size! The giraffe stag beetle's long jaws have been compared to the long neck of the giraffe...hence the name. But I say such comparisons are a stretch. Giraffe necks are NOT lined with spikes! If I were a giraffe, I would protest."
- "I caught a giraffe stag! Does that make it a longhorn?" —New Horizons
Further informationThe giraffe stag beetle is one of the largest of the stag beetles. Males are highly territorial and will fight over their territories. Like all stag beetles they eat rotten wood. This species is found throughout southern Asia; from India to the islands of Indonesia.
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