Copris lunaris (image) Aarhus University Caption The horned dung beetle (Copris lunaris) was common in the interglacial period. It requires a considerable amount of heat and depends on abundant supplies of dung from herbivores. Credit Photo: Morten DD Hansen Usage Restrictions May be used only in relation to this research news. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.