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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:51 pm

Bragging that he has the biggest ball? :lol: :wink:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:39 am

Imberbe wrote:Bragging that he has the biggest ball? :lol: :wink:


Not bragging, in fact he wants to get away from the source the ball as soon as possible. (This is a tip!)
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Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:04 pm

He is checking directions to where he wants to take the ball.
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Unread postby Rooies » Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:46 pm

Correct Imberbe. Once the beetle has formed the ball, he must move it away as soon as possible. Other beetles may steal the ball and the 'builder' of the ball may even be killed by other beetles. It may happen that the ball is rolled against an obstacle and the beetle must then get on top of his ball, dance around to determine the direction in which he has to roll the ball. Scientists have established that they use the sun to give them directions.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby ndloti » Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:18 pm

Is it true that dung beetles are host to a parasite which detects the odour of the dung and by moving or vibrating in a certain way guides the dung beetle onto the dung ?
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Unread postby onewithnature » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:09 am

Seems like IB is IT? :hmz:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Wildlover » Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:00 pm

Well done IB
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:49 pm

:D

What is a spider hunting wasps' main food item?
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Wildlover » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:24 pm

Spiders duh... According to 'Game ranger in your backpack" they will choose large spiders like Baboon spiders to paralyse and then place it in a sealed underground chamber with a single egg laid apon it.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:56 pm

Are you sure? :wink:
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Wildlover » Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:06 am

Yes
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:21 pm

Sorry ... wrong answer. :(
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby ndloti » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:07 am

Fish fry/hatchlings.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:30 am

No, not that either.
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Re: Insect Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:12 am

Nectar? :shock:
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