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Subject: ASG001w503

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  • gabriela58blue by gabriela58blue

    some kind of rodent or bird? Too small for anything else.

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    D&T what you say? not sure what those small dark shapes are

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  • davidbygott by davidbygott moderator

    I can't think of any small mammal in SNP that is so dark. So that leaves birds, but still not sure what dark bird is on ground at night!

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    Thank you David, neither do I , nightjars, owls etc. don't look like this, remains mystery 😃

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  • davidbygott by davidbygott moderator

    Hey, how about dung beetles? A large beetle rolling a ball of dung looks dark, and its eyes reflect the light. In Feb dung is abundant.

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    Great thought!!! I agree dung beetles fit here best. I would say, mystery solved and dung beetles here 😃

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