The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle on Guam

Much like the devastating effect the Brown Tree Snake has had on the bird population here on Guam, the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle is doing a number on some of the palms. Apparently it takes root in the top of coconut palm trees and lays its eggs there. So if you’re wondering why it looks like some of them got lopped off, that’s why. Hopefully the … Continue reading The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle on Guam