• Question: What will a female burying beetle do when it is sick?

    Asked by dawn1key to Georgia L on 22 May 2024.
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      Georgia Lambert answered on 22 May 2024:

      Great question! From my experiments, I have found out that they keep looking after their children even when they are infected with a nasty disease which is really interesting because you’d think they need some time off to recover but they just keep going.