Minotuar Beetle

Posted: June 13, 2016 in Insects, Natural History
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Minotaur Beetle

Minotaur Beetle

The Minotaur beetle is a large black dung-beetle of grassland which feeds primarily on rabbit droppings. The males have horns which they use to defend their nest.

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This male was seen on my recent trip to Minsmere in Suffolk

Comments
  1. Sally says:

    Now that’s one amazing beetle! It would give me pause if it turned up in my garden. :-0 How big do they get?

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