Marcus Byrne: A dança do besouro rola-bosta

TEDxWitsUniversity · 17:08 · Filmed Aug 2012
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Um besouro rola-bosta tem o cérebro do tamanho de um grão de arroz e ainda assim demonstra uma tremenda quantidade de inteligência quando se trata de rolar sua fonte de comida — excremento animal — para casa. Como? Tudo se resume a uma dança. (Filmado em TEDxWitsUniversity.)

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