Blister Beetle …

Interesting fact: They are so called for their defensive secretion of a poison, called Cantharidin, which causes blistering of the skin. It is used medically to remove warts.

About 7,500 Blister Beetle species are known worldwide.

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Some species of Dung Beetles can bury dung up to 250 times their own mass in one night!

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Dung, beautiful dung!

That is what this beetle thought when he found some fresh droppings and started forming them into a large ball 😊

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