The Titan beetle, (Titanus giganteus) is a neotropical longhorn beetle and one of the largest beetles known to man. ~ Adults can grow up to inches cm) in length and their short, curved and sharp mandibles can snap pencils in half and cut into human flesh.
Malaysian photographer Lee Peiling lives and works in Tanzania where she picked up a camera for the first time just three years ago. Among her quickly growing body of work are these macro photographs of insects that look almost like paintings due to her use of a focus technique known as bokeh. If you like these, definitely check out more of her Small World series.