Tribute to an Incredible Insect

Imagine living the life of a dung beetle whose sole purpose while alive is to push a small ball of coagulated kaka across a dirt path deep in the jungles of Zaire. How amazing are the herculean efforts of this miniscule critter doing what must be done to the full extent of its God-given ability and to assist in maintaining the environmental health of the planet. We should all get down on our hands and knees and pay homage to this diligent, determined and dedicated insect capable of pushing 100 times its bodyweight in dung. How inspirational to contemplate the endurance of a dung beetle tirelessly toiling day after drudgery day beneath an unforgiving tropical sun with nary a whine nor a whimper with the sole purpose of propelling a piece of poop across an obscure dirt road in the middle of nowhere??
Oh what wonders has the dung beetle wrought!! So now please join with me in giving homage and singing the praises of a valiant insect who devotes 14 hour days to fulfilling its duty to Mother Nature. So I ask you how this beleagured beetle is able to keep its cool while laboring in obscurity and enduring the daily travails of this Sisyphean task? And there will never be applauding crowds on hand to celebrate its triumphs and recognize the unprecedented accomplishments of a creature stoically striving to complete its daily duty of pushing a dollop of dung up and over the anthills. Words are pathetically insufficient to describe its uncanny ability to move a tiny mountainof poop from point A to point B while all of humankind remains forever unaware and unappreciative of the selfless struggles of an incredible insect.

Tribute to an Incredible Insect


New York, United States

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The dung beetle is one of the unsung heros of our time

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