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Dung beetle


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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Did you know that the African beetle also referred to as the dung beetle is the very first insect to navigate by the stars? Well, scientific researchers have brought up evidence showing that the tiny-brained dung beetle makes use of the light of the Milky way to guide itself through the dark! Scientists have proved that it is the dorsal (upper) parts of the dung beetles' eyes which are specialized to be able to analyze the direction of light polarization. Moreover, observers have found that the dung beetle builds its home under a myriad of stars which shine over the deserts, farms and savannahs. Dung beetles like to run in straight lines. When they find a pile of droppings, they shape a small ball and start pushing it away to a safe distance where they can eat it, usually underground. Rolling the ball in a straight line ensures they do not circle back to the dungheap, where other scarabs might have gathered have precised the scientists...

Product Specifications
SKU :COC90431
AuthorEdward R. Miller-Jones
Number of Pages156
Publishing Year2013-01-30T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeZoology: Vertebrates
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandFastBook Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00