Dung Beetle | Scarab


Dung Beetle | Scarab:

Dung Beetle

Dung Beetle | Scarab

Scientific Name: "Scarab" 
Length: Up to 1.2 inch
Commonly Found: Globally Except Antarctica

Dung Beetle  facts

  • Dung Beetle  are beetles that feed partly or exclusively on dung .
  •  A dung beetle can bury dung 250 times heavier than itself in one single night. 
  • Dung beetles play a remarkable role in agriculture.
  •  By burying and consuming dung, they improve nutrient recycling and soil structure .
  •  They also indirectly protect cattle by removing the dung which if left could provide habitat for pests such as flies

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