Tag: Dung Beetle

“Call me Scarab, please.” The Rags to Riches Story of the Humble Dung Beetle

What a lot of folks probably don't realize is that the Scarab is actually the humble Dung Beetle. The particular species of beetle represented in the numerous ancient Egyptian amulets and works of art is the large sacred scarab (Scarabaeus sacer) or "Dung Beetle." This beetle earns its... more
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