Insect ABC's

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Dung Beetles get their name from the material they best like to feed off of, dung of animals. Dung beetles will roll the dung into balls and plant their eggs inside so that when the larvae hatch they have nutrition. Flies are a competotor for the dung because they like to do the same thing. Dung beetles come from the Scarab beetle family, many males have horns and contest over mating rights.

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  Source: Deyrup, Mark & Kenney, Brian. Flordia's Fabulous Insects. World Publications, 2000.