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Another way to humanize an insect photo…

…is to add an actual human. Dynastes granti – Western Hercules Beetle, Arizona It’s funny how our social primate brain works. We gain immediate emotional access to an image simply by inserting a member of our own species. (Incidentally, that’s one reason why David Attenborough’s Life in the Undergrowth is so effective. With Attenborough able…

…these would be the beetles of choice. Onthophagus taurus dung beetles, showing size and horn variation among males. Dung beetles in the widespread genus Onthophagus sport a bewildering array of horns. Not only do the horns of different species vary in shape, size, and the body part from which they grow, many species show a…