Dung beetle rolling a dung ball

Dung beetle rolling a dung ball

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Credit: DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Dung beetle rolling a dung ball. The dung beetles that roll dung into balls, known as rollers, use the dung as a food source or as a brooding chamber for their larvae. Photographed in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

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