dung beetle

“Okavango”, “Serengeti”, “Masai Mara”, “Zambezi”, “Kruger” and “Kafue”. These are some of the wildest places left and have hidden within them “wilderness” that can take those who visit it back in time on a powerful journey that explores our place on this blue-and-green planet. In this amazing collection of photographs is a glimpse into the...

Call it a new twist on catching some rays: One species of dung beetle uses sunlight to steer its balls of poop, a new study says. The dung beetle Scarabaeus lamarcki can roll poo balls in a straight line, which helps the insect move the precious ball away from the larger dung heap more quickly and bury...