By Richard Jones
Journey throughout the digestive structures of people, farm and wild animals, and meet a few of nature’s final recyclers as they consume, breed in and compete for dung. the autumn of physically waste onto the floor is the beginning of a race opposed to the clock as a mess of dung-feeders and scavengers devour this wealthy foodstuff resource. From the enigmatic dung-rolling beetles to bat guano and massive elephant droppings, dung creates a miniature environment to be explored by means of the aspiring dung watcher.
The writer completes the e-book with an id consultant to dung itself, that you can establish the animal that left it at the back of. Pellets or pats? Scats, spraints, frass, guano, spoor – research your manner round diverse species’ droppings. There’s additionally a dung-feeder’s identity consultant that incorporates the species you’re probably to come across on an exploration of the dung heap.
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