Dung Beetles


Here’s a video of an actual dung beetle doing his thing. I’ve only ever seen it on nature programmes before, so had always assumed that the dung was the size of a meatball – in fact this ball of dung was about the size of my fist!

Also, you can see the female is holding on and rolling around – the male pushes the dung, and the female gets a free ride by clinging to the ball of dung!

Pretty impressed with our guide being able to spot something this small and stopping the car so we could have a look.

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