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    Dung beetle (Scarabaeus viettei) This species is a very important species in the nutrient cycling of ecosystems and plays and important role in structuring the soil. They primarily feed on the dung of animals and possess the ability to remove dung by burying it in the ground. The generally prefer the dung of herbivores but will also collect the dung from omnivores. There are three groups of dung beetles all which have different ways of handling, using or disposing the dung of animals. The rollers

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    In this essay I will analyze both Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis and how they use similar techniques of emotional dissimulation and unjust rejection throughout their stories in order to show how two strange “monstrosities” try to come into a culture. For instance, how seeing Gregor’s reaction to his sudden transformation, in metamorphosis, where instead of shock at how unreasonable it is, he simply remarks at the new tendencies the transformation has come with. We

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    and as representations of their pantheon. The beetle was the most common insect represented in their arts and , decoration and artifacts at least 3 types of beetles were widely used in decoration and has become widely known as a prominate symbol in ancient Egyptian mysticism Besides the scarab there were other common beetles but this less religious importance including multiple reliefs exist depicting booth the larval and adult stages of weevil beetles especially in funerary reliefs or on pottery

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    At this time in the story, Gregor had awoken and looked out his window again. The previous day, both he and his family found out he was a dung beetle, and that came as a huge surprise to the Samsas. So much so, they no longer wanted to even look at Gregor, even though previously, they'd begged him to open his door to see if he was okay. This quote is a real life example, but it is very symbolic. I related the quote to rejection upon admittance of something, like telling a secret to a family member

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    are found on the back of the head. Other dung beetles may have horns in the middle of their head, growing out of the region between the eyes. Below this region is a broad plate at the front of the insect’s head, called the clypeus. Horns can even grow from here. The final classes of horns grow from the top part of the thorax, called the pronotum. They can come out from the center or from the sides of the beetle (Emlen et al. 2005B). In some cases, beetles would have horns in multiple locations; these

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    1990; Stork, 1991; Chung, 2004). According to Hill & Abang (2010), 2, 000 species of beetles had been collected in Sarawak and most of them were from the families Cerambycidae and Chrysomelidae. Beetles are also known as the most successful insects as they have a pair of forewings with hard elytra that function to protect the hind wings when not in use (Hill & Abang, 2010). Besides, the hard wings also allow the beetles to hide into an enclosed place and cryptic habitats in order to escape from the predators

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    his metamorphosis into a beetle. His obsession with his job had dehumanized him, made him less personal and more mechanical. While on business trips, he began to lock his doors at night in the hotels. He carried this action back to his homelife. His family did not know him anymore partially because they took him for granted for making their money for them and partially because that was simply how he wanted in to be. Gregor's metamorphosis into a beetle only allowed his family

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    Themes In African Creation Stories

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    story is the responsibility of each person to do his fair share for the community. Each of the nine animals plays its role by creating more creatures to populate the world. For example, the small fish, Yo, brings forth the world's fish, while the beetle creates insects. This theme is further exemplified by the three sons of Bumba, who each try to do their part to complete the earth. However, one learns that one should not try to do more than one is capable of, as Chedi Bumba does, or the results

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    darkness. Then a mound of dry land rose up and the sun god Re appeared. He created light and all things. Another version has the sun God emerging from a sacred blue lotus that grew out of the mud, while a third version has him appearing as a scarab beetle on the eastern horizon. Temples were considered dwelling places for the gods. They were everywhere. Each city had a temple built for the god of that city. The purpose of the temple was to be a cosmic center by which men had communication with the

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    Cherokee Indians

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    was made of solid rock. Before the island was created everyone lived above the rock sky, where it was very crowded. The tribe leader sent down a water beetle to explore the vast sea beneath the sky. The beetle came to find no land, but it dived below the water and surfaced with mud that began to grow until it formed the island of earth. The water beetle eventually returned to the sky and the buzzard went down to see if the island was dry enough for the animals. While the buzzard was flying he became

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