Monday, November 15, 2010

Playing With Dung

We went for a walk on the farm with some of the dogs yesterday evening,we have had a little bit of rain and everything is starting to go green. There were lots of dung beetles about which I am very happy to have noticed,considering all the chemical spraying from aeroplanes in our area over the citrus orchards.




To me this looked like way too much hard work!



7 comments:

  1. Wow....Looks like one big "toy" for a fairly tiny bug!
    (More like an elephant should be rolling it instead:)))))

    (Sorry I haven't been commenting on your posts....for some reason it doesn't always show your updates on my blogroll...and I don't realize you are posting new posts!!)

    Hugs to you for another new day!!!

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  2. They definitely perform a worthwhile service. So are you heading into your warm season now? I know you said the rains would be starting soon. Does that make this your summery season?

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  3. Yip, we are into summer while you are getting ready for a white Christmas!
    Hi Dawn,I haven't been blogging much the past 2 weeks,been busy looking for horses etc.

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  4. Glad for the wetting bit for you...and amazing those beetles!
    KK

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  5. Thats amazing isn't it?! I wonder how long it will take him...such interesting creatures in this world! :D

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  6. Those beetles really are industrious little creatures.

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  7. Amazing how much they can carry! Great shot.
    Jim

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