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Dung Beetle

Dung Beetle
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Copyright: gee hoo (geehoo) Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6 W: 17 N: 140] (692)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-04-12
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D7000, Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/636 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-02-23 2:37
Viewed: 767
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Dung beetles are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on dung. A dung beetle can bury dung 250 times heavier than itself in one night.

Many dung beetles, known as rollers, roll dung into round balls, which are used as a food source or breeding chambers.

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