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Nature's Much Needed, But so Less Than Glamorous Superhero

The American Burying Beetle (ABB), a natural ecosystem superhero. After sniffing out a freshly dead animal from up to two miles away, the beetle joins a mate in burying the carcass. While this may not sound glamorous, this beetle is recycling nutrients back to the earth. Unfortunately, ABB is endangered. Learn the characteristics and the research involved around the vibrant superhero!


Hear the episode:

https://soundcloud.com/shegoesoutdoors/natures-much-needed-but-so-less-than-glamerous-superhero?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing


Learn more about ABB: http://outdoornebraska.gov/americanburyingbeetle/




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