Nature's Pooper Scooper (Dung Beetles!) with Professor Marcus Byrne


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Professor Marcus Byrne teaches us about the fantastical and unexpected world of dung beetles, their ecological importance, their connections to human culture and history, and how this lowly creature finds its way home by looking to the stars.

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Marcus Byrne's Book Picks:

Dance of the Dung Beetle: Their Role in Our Changing World

Origins: How Earth's History Shaped Human History

Enlightenment Now

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