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African Insects

Dung beetle rolling ball of feces as people watch on in the background {out of focus}.

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 003.jpg
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Shannon Wild
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Wildlife Image Archive, South Africa, African Wildlife
Dung beetle rolling ball of feces as people watch on in the background {out of focus}.<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.