Beetlemania - with Ceri and Darren Mann and Bruce Thompson

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May 29 2020 91 mins  

Liz Genever and Nicola Renison (co-founders of Carbon Calling) chatted to Ceri and Darren Mann from British Scarabs (@BScarabs on Twitter) and Bruce Thompson (@friesian_man on Twitter, dairy farmer from Ireland) about their love of dung beetles.

CerI and Darren are heavily involved in educating people, identification and conserving dung beetles. They run a Facebook group - British Scarabs - where people can share sitings. Resources can be found at  

Bruce is currently researching how dung beetles are an important part of sustainable parasite control through a Nuffield Scholarship -

As it was originally recorded as part of a live chat - email [email protected] if you are interested in future ones) - you can watch the videos at the Carbon Calling YouTube Channel -

Thank you to AHDB for organising and running the live chats