Where would we be without Dung Beetles? Probably up shi* creek with out a paddle. That’s because these little mates clean up all the dung and by doing so keep our ecosystem in good health!
Here’s some cool Dung beetle facts…
They love dung!
They are the worlds strongest animal and can roll dung 1,141 times their own body weight.
It’s the males job to roll the dung.
They sometimes fight over dung.
There are about 7000 species of Dung beetle.
They are found on every continent except Antarctica.
Australian Dung beetles refuse to eat the dung of introduced species.
A dung beetle once took on the Greek God Zeus and won.
& they are the only insect that can navigate by the stars!