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Galloping dung beetles

Look carefully and you will see them tearing up the desert on the hunt for dried turd. This dung beetle does something none of their kin do-they gallop. And why do they gallop? That is the million dollar question the … Continue reading

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The dung ball boogie

A dance on a ball of dung that has got the US airforce all jiggy. Professor Marcus Byrne of the Wits School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Studies and his team have been studying this dance of the dung beetle … Continue reading

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