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What Does A Dung Beetle Eat For Breakfast?... Pooptarts.

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  A dung beetle named Steve! He's #2! This book. It attracts kids, adults, and teens. In fact, when at events people walking by with absolutely no reason to buy a book, see Steve and it's all over. They just have to know what's inside. POO of course!  Adults buy this book just because of the dung beetle jokes on the back. Two teens bought it because their little brother was named Steve! A school in Wyoming liked it so much that they bought one for every single student in the school and had me come and visit for two whole days. You simply can't miss with the word POO on every single page and the kids don't even realize...

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Dear Mr. Scorpion

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    I’ve lived in many places and have encountered many ‘nasty’ but ecologically important species. Living in the desert brings a unique perspective on wildlife, insects, etc. Scorpions are my least favorite… well perhaps they are equal to spiders…. which are right up there with snakes. I digress. Did you know that scorpions have some super survival skills? When the food supply of insects is low, they can slow down their metabolism and survive on one insect per year! Researchers have frozen scorpions overnight and put them out in the sun the next day and watched them walk away! They’re found on every continent except Antarctica but mostly live in hot, dry deserts. Scientists think that they may have been the first...

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