When life gets you down, and you feel like p**p,

… at least you’re not one of these guys!

*although, they really do look like they’re having fun aren’t they? hmmm…

Here is more information on those that love poo, surrounding whom some creative chap even made a computer game.

The ancient Egyptians were under the impression (we think) that dung beetles deposited their own sperm into balls of dung, from which they re-emerged newly born. A nifty trick (excluding the bit about dung). Hence their fondness for scarabs.

Egyptian scarab amulet, a manifestation of the Sun God. Photo credit: Walters Art Museum, available by Creative Commons Licensing