Saturday, October 24, 2009

Industrious Dung Beetle

Saw this on the  road near Masinagudi.  From the car,  I could not make out what  exactly it was and was surpised to see the speed at which the beetle was moving the ball of dung across the road.  It nearly got run over by a passing car but did manage to cross the road.

Seeing this little feller at work did generate as much awe as the sighting of 2 subadult elephants