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Auckland :: New Zealand | 2 months ago

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Media Release Southern Field Days An opportunity to bug biosecurity about their bugs They're creepy, they're crawly, and they're on display in the Environment Southland marquee at Southern Field Days. Following on from biocontrol success in several

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Toronto :: Canada | 3 months ago

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These were attached to high-speed metal tracks in order to capture the animals at close quarters. Then it was just a question of waiting and hoping the animals would perform. Here we take a sneak peak at this epic series, which is narrated by Stephen

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 5 months ago

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Exotic dung beetles living on a farm near Wyndham could become flying faecal bombs and spread disease to Southland residents, a scientific review suggests. However, before you go ducking for cover, Environment Southland believes there is no reason to

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 6 months ago

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Most insects walk forward three legs at a time, a manner of locomotion known as the alternating tripod gait. But scientists have recently learned that there's at least one insect, the industrious dung beetle, that moves along with a galloping gait

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Cape Town :: South Africa | 6 months ago

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Western Cape residents have a reputation for being different to their up-country cousins, and so too, it seems, do the region's dung beetles. According to a University of the Witwatersrand researcher, three species of West Coast dung beetles, all

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Cape Town :: South Africa | 6 months ago

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And then we noticed that all of the beetles of that species move like that most of the time." Using a high speed camera, the team of researchers captured the beetles' galloping gait, then carried out lab tests to see how they moved across sandpaper.

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 6 months ago

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Science knows them as Onthophagus binodis but they're better known as dung beetles. Scattered onto a pile of manure, 100 of them soon dig deep into the fragrant soft brown stuff. In less than a minute the beetles disappear into the pile shovelled

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 6 months ago

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ESR Environmental Science and Research, Fuseworks October 7, 2013, 11:56 am An ESR report into the health risks and benefits of releasing dung beetles in New Zealand has found the insects pose low risk to the public. The report was commissioned in

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 6 months ago

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Max 19° Min 12° Wairarapa to host first release of dung beetles in the North Island Greater Wellington Council, Fuseworks October 4, 2013, 3:42 pm A South Wairarapa organic dairy farm will make farming history when it becomes the first in the North

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 7 months ago

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Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 17° Min 13° First Dung Beetles to improve environment Federated Farmers, Fuseworks September 26, 2013, 10:23 am Federated Farmers is watching with interest the first release of 500 Dung Beetles onto an organic

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