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2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2) Dung Beetle with Boots On Could not connect to DB: 1040: Too many connectionsCould not execute 'UPDATE multimedia SET m_hits = m_hits+ 1, m_total_hits = m_total_hits+ 1, m_pub_hits = m_pub_hits+ 1, m_total_pub_hits = m_total_pub_hits+ 1 WHERE m_id = 48901' on database eurekalert:
2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
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Contact: Kanina Foss
kanina.foss@wits.ac.za
27-117-171-024
University of the Witwatersrand

Dung Beetle with Boots On

Caption: Researchers from South African and Sweden applied silicone boots to the front legs of dung beetles as alternative protection from the heat to prove their theory that dung beetles climb their dung balls to cool down.

Credit: Wits University

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Related news release: Beetles use dung balls to stay cool


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