Stag Beetle?

Stag Beetle?

Observation - Stag Beetle?. Description: Actually walking along the pavement this poor creature looked a bit the worse for wear after a heavy rainstorm. I popped it on the grass verge hoping it might be safer there. Should read 'ponderously' below, sorry!

Actually walking along the pavement this poor creature looked a bit the worse for wear after a heavy rainstorm. I popped it on the grass verge hoping it might be safer there.
Should read 'ponderously' below, sorry!