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Animals in the Military – Beetles

Over the years the U.S. military has been served by a variety of brave animals. Some (like beetles) might even surprise you!

Cyborg Beetles

You may think it’s still a thing of the future, but it’s here. Cyborgs exist & one could be in your backyard right now. Some may ask: why beetles? They aren’t exactly the air acrobats of the flying insect world. At the end of the day the answer is probably in Moore’s law & sooner or later size won’t be part of the selection process. Certainly a bee would be a better choice, but military applications for honeybees is a conversation for another day.
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