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Dung Spitting Competition Is A Crappy Way To Prove Yourself

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weird News

Your mom always threatened to wash your potty-mouth out with soap. These guys may want to, anyway. Visitors to Irvinestown's 37th annual Lady of the L...

Dung Beetles' Poop Preferences Revealed

Posted 04.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/13/2012 03:56 PM EDT on LiveScience Dung beetles prefer the smelliest poop they can fin...

Dancing On Ball Of Poop Helps Bug Find Its Way

Posted 01.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 01/18/2012 05:11 PM EST on LiveScience Dung beetles dance on top of balls of po...

Dung Helps Reveal Why Mammoths Died Out

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Their results showed a slow decline in megafauna that began about 15,000 years ago and appeared to last for about 1,000 years. This discovery rules o...

How To Find A Turd In The Woods

Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Palmer and Rob Pringle

The fundamental challenge facing dung beetles is, unsurprisingly, finding dung. Time is of the essence -- arrive late and you might find that another poo pirate has stolen the prize.