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Contact: Eleanor Slade
University of Helsinki

Dung Beetles Modify Emissions (1 of 2)

Caption: By digging around in their food, dung beetles like Aphodius pedellus may aerate cow pats -- and thereby modify methane emissions.

Credit: Drawing of beetle by Kari Heliövaara, photo of cow pat by Eleanor Slade.

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