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The four zones are: Desert: Just beyond the entrance will be a dung beetle globe fountain, rope climb and an animal care facility adjacent to an exhibit featuring prairie dogs, burrowing owls and fennec foxes.
But by the 1960s, native Australian dung beetles were struggling in the mire of sticky, non-native cow pats.
Other studies have used bugs like mosquitoes and dung beetles, Gillett’s insect of choice, and could be added to rainforest surveys to increase the diversity mammals detected.
In the end, the humble dung beetle’s horns can give us a peek into the mechanisms underlying the vast complexity of animal forms, humans included.
Though dung beetles of the world have many different behaviors, their most famous maneuver involves rolling fresh excrement into a ball.
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