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Dung beetle

Onthophagus lanista

Notes:

Beautiful dung beetle found while walking in the Suikerbosrand nature reserve today. The last photo shows another individual that is quite happily buried in some dung.

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Dung Beetle
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4 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

I love this one! Just what I always wanted to find!

beaker98
beaker98 8 years ago

What a tough looking beetle! Great photos.

staccyh
staccyh 8 years ago

Thanks Alex, I was really excited to find these today!

PutkovAlexander
PutkovAlexander 8 years ago

Amazing spot.

staccyh
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staccyh

Midvaal Local Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 26, 2013
Submitted on Dec 26, 2013

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