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Photo#259543

"I'm a lumberjack, and I'm Okaaaay... - Canthon simplex
Nix Nature Center, Laguna Beach, Orange County, California, USA
March 19, 2009
Dung beetle, on a roll.

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Ron's First Dung Beetle - Canthon simplex Dung Beetle - Canthon simplex Dung Beetle - Canthon simplex Dung Beetle - Canthon simplex

Moved

 
Thanks, Phil, for the ID and the moves.
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must be something in the Canthonini
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Thanks, =v=
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Oh, great....
...now I'm going to have that song stuck in my head all night! (*grin*) I'm not quite sure what the appropriate congratulatory phrase is for finding one's first dung beetle, but I still have yet to see one, so I know I'd be pretty happy about it. In all seriousness though, a nice series of behavioral images. Hope you have better luck getting a face shot next time.

 
Well, maybe a "hot s#!t!" would be an apt plaudit.
When you post yours, I will deliver appropriate praise. (Impromptu is my forte.)

Next time, if the beetle fails to look at me, I'll tug at its treat.

 
Better still...
I told my husband about this amusing interchange and he immediately came up with the most simple and eloquent of phrases -- "Well dung, Ron."

Now, why didn't I think of that?!

 
When I need a speech writer, I now know where to go.
Quite funny!

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