Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies

Sharon O'Keeffe
January 13 2020 - 1:00pm
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Dung beetles at work. Photo: CSIRO
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Dung beetles at work. Photo: CSIRO

Swallowed a few flies this summer? Australian scientists are looking to introduce new species of dung beetle, hoping to decrease fly populations exacerbated by drought conditions.

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Sharon O'Keeffe

Sharon O'Keeffe

National Agriculture Writer - Farm Machinery and Technology

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