This feat of collective mimicry is a testament to just how clever evolution can be.
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Wildfires have been happening for millions of years, but how does the environment recover from such widespread destruction? The surprising answer: beetle poop.
Most creatures run the other way when they detect a forest fire, but not beetles of the genus Melanophila, or "fire beetles/bug" or the "fire bug".
The fastest of them are so fast that they travel about 170 times their body length per second.
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In 1999 an unconfirmed but seemingly authentic sighting of the ivory bill led to an expedition involving six bird experts who set out to confirm the report.