14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Beetle tree

This was taken in a natural reserve in Monteverde, although I am costarican I had never seen that many beetles together! They seemed to love that tree in particular and hundreds were flying around.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 12.2016
Photo Location: Monteverde, Costa Rica
Copyright: © Federico Benavides