Burying Beetles

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“The Burying Beetles are prompted by their insect to bury any small animals or pieces of carrion as a provision for their young. In many cases several of them set to work together, getting under the animal to be buried, and digging the earth out with their feet.” — Goodrich, 1859


S. G. Goodrich Animal Kingdom Illustrated Vol 2 (New York, NY: Derby & Jackson, 1859)


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