Sexton beetles BURY dead animals such as birds and rodents, and lay their eggs in the rotting corpse, the larva then eat the rotting flesh. Unusually both parent look after the young!
Keep up to date with all the wildlife, events and information from the National Trust for Scotland Countryside Team in Dumfries and Galloway.
- NTS Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Team
- As members of the National Trust for Scotland Dumfries and Galloway Countryside Team, we manage properties across Dumfries and Galloway, including Threave Estate and Nature Reserve; Rockcliffe Property; Venniehill; The Murray's Isles and Bruce's Stone. Our task is to conserve and maintain the variety of habitats and species present, at the same time managing the sites for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.
04 August 2014
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