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Sisyphus beetle rolling a ca 10cm Ø dung ball, Masai Mara, Kenya

Sisyphus beetle rolling a ca 10cm Ø dung ball, Masai Mara, Kenya

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Uploaded 18 Jun 2016 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2016 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Dung beetles exploit animal droppings in order to feed on the liquid component of gut fauna and flora to which their mouthparts are especially adapted, and to use the more solid plant remains to supply their larvae, for which they often build nests.
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