Dung beetles fight about dung, video

This 25 January 2019 video says about itself:

Dung Beetles Battle for a Ball of Poop | National Geographic Wild

There can only be one winner in this fight for a smelly prize.

Of all nocturnal animals, only dung beetles can hold their course using polarized moonlight. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now shown that the beetles can use polarized light when its signal strength is weak,which may allow them to find their bearings when artificial light from cities swamp natural moonlight: here.

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