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African Insects

Dung beetle rolling ball of feces.

Dung beetles are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on feces. Many dung beetles, known as rollers, roll dung into round balls, which are used as a food source or brooding chambers.

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Dung beetle rolling ball of feces 002.jpg
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Shannon Benson
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3388x2257 / 5.8MB
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South Africa, African Wildlife, ACTION, Wildlife Image Archive
Dung beetle rolling ball of feces.<br />
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Dung beetles are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on feces. Many dung beetles, known as rollers, roll dung into round balls, which are used as a food source or brooding chambers.