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Dung Beetles here and all belong to the Scarabaeidae (Scarab) family. As most species of Scarabaeinae feed exclusively on faeces, that subfamily is often dubbed true dung beetles. Afrika, suid afrika, south africa, africa,
I took this at KNP

I have no idea what type of dung beetle this is, so if you do let me know.

(Macky “This looks like the Plumb Dung Beetle – Anachalcos convexus”)

Canon EOS 7D

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insect, dung beetle, beetle, nature, wildlife, bugs, bug, roll, ball, cape town, south africa, africa, afrika, suid afrika, outdoors, poo, dung

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  • jozi1
    jozi1over 1 year ago

    Great shot not easy to get the whole thing in focus :)

  • croust
    croustover 1 year ago

    thanks :)

  • jozi1
    jozi1over 1 year ago

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 1 year ago


    Or even ‘Dung Beetles!’

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 1 year ago

    This looks like the Plumb Dung Beetle – Anachalcos convexus

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