Dung beetles are found all over the word except Antarctica. They are either rollers, tunnelers or dwellers which pretty much describes what they do with dung. They make an important contribution to the environment by recycling other animal's waste
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williewhistler (15571) 2014-03-20 3:28
this fine macro shot illustrates perfectly the little beetle hard at work,the details are nicely clear and the colours very true to life.
Best regards Les.
arnie (1803) 2014-03-20 3:46
A great macro shot, super detail and colours.
serp2000 (42090) 2014-03-20 6:33
Thumbs up! This is one of the best photos today on the Trekearth, IMHO. Outstanding photo, I have never seen this beetle in action. Excellent presentation of this amazing bug.