Dung Beetles

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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Dung beetles are some of nature's most helpful scavengers. In the wild and in the barnyard, dung beetles burrow into and digest animal waste, reducing cow patties to nothing in minutes. Up-close photographs take the reader to the heart of the action. The in-depth text provides a step-by-step journey through the dung beetle's life cycle.
 

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Andrew Hipp is the plant systematist and herbarium curator at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. He is the author of several natural history books for children, a field guide to spring woodland wildflowers of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, and scientific articles on the taxonomy and evolution of Carex. Rachel D.Davis received her M.F.A. in printmaking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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