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If you have ever been on safari during the summer in Safari Plains you will be able to associate yourself with what I am about to explain and if you haven’t, then you need to start planning your next safari trip to Safari Plains very soon.

After the first big rains on Safari Plains the bush comes alive with melodious bird calls and insects buzzing around from every angle. For me one of the most exciting to return each summer, is without a doubt the dung beetles; we know summer is here when you drive past a pile of dung or a midden and the plant-filled excrement is pulsating with life. These piles of dung become bustling work places of dozens and dozens of dung beetles fighting for their share of fresh dung. It really is incredible watching these scarabs working with so much perseverance and strength…