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The Natural History of Poop

Last updated about 3 years ago

Poop, scat, dung, waste, excrement, whatever you want to call it, in addition to being smelly and usually a little gross, it's also a great resource for many animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms. Many organisms eat excement, and some even use animal droppings as their nurseries. In this collection, I put together a series of materials to illustrate the different kinds of poop available and to show how a variety of organisms make use of this abundant natural product.