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Beetles rule the pooniverse!

a dung beetle, near the giant tomb Sa Ena 'e T...

Science has now proven that no matter how full of shit you are you can still reach for the stars. No this post has nothing to do with the X Factor. It is all about Dung Beetles. Apparently these industrious little creatures use the Milky Way to navigate when rolling their Dung Balls. This is according to a recent article in the journal Current Biology. Click here to read the story on the BBC website.

Dung ball

A dung ball made with the help of the Milky Way. That’s rather funny as it looks more like a Malteser!

About justwilliam1959

I've been on the planet for a more than half a century and I've lost all my hair but not my enthusiasm for life, my wife, reading and music! I started my first blog; With Just A Hint Of Mayhem in February 2009. In May 2011 I began two sister blogs to that first one; With Just A Hint Of Amelia and With Just A Hint Of Learning. A while later I also added the more random Stars In My Glasses to the family :-) Feel free to check them all out and let me know what you think!

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