Dung beetles recycle for soil's benefit

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By Mark Griggs
Updated July 23 2021 - 1:07am, first published July 12 2021 - 7:00pm
Thomas Heddle, University of New England Armidale, as part of his PhD studies has noted good survival and repopulation building of several dung beetle species post drought. He is pictured with muesum specimums. ACM photo.

DUNG beetles are an important part of pasture management helping recycle nutrients and improve soil structure. They also play an important role in reducing fly numbers.

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Mark Griggs

Journalist 0- Central West NSW

Central West and Western editorial reporter living at Wellington and based out of The Land, Dubbo office.