Dung beetle rolls dung ball

This 12 October 2017 video shows a dung beetle rolling a dung ball to its nest. There, the female will lay an egg in the ball. When the larva will hatch from the egg, the dung will be its food. Everdien van der Bijl made this video on the Ginkelse heide nature reserve near Ede town in the Netherlands.

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