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Oxysternon sp

Scarabin dung beetles (Oxysternon sp.) are often heavily infested with mites.
(Foto: Eckhard W. Heymann)

Flies compete for defecation

Two unidentified flies compete for the defecation of a tamarin.
(Foto: Eckhard W. Heymann)

Killed beetle

A beetle killed by Cordyceps mushrooms.
(Foto: Eckhard W. Heymann)


Many katydids like this unidentified species are camouflaged but nevertheless are frequently consumed by tamarins (see Nickle & Heymann 1996. J Zool, Lond 239:799-819)
(Foto: Eckhard W. Heymann)