Moroccan dung beetles prepared to clear poo from Australian paddocks at CSU Wagga

12 May 2022
Monty Jacka

Tucked away in climate-controlled chambers on Charles Sturt University's campus in Wagga, hundreds of Moroccan beetles are being prepared for a mammoth and somewhat unsavoury task.

The dung beetles are being acclimatised to the conditions of regional Australia ahead of their eventual release to help clear poo in paddocks across the country.

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