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Strong insects

Many insects, despite their dimensions, are a lot stronger than human beings. The ant carries dead beetles and small pieces of wood (as heavy as an hippopotamus for a man) with its mandibles despite their smaller dimensions. The dung beetle is a coleopter that is able to push a ball of faeces that weighs 20 times as much as he does. Bees fly transporting “bags” full of pollen hanging from their legs without making any effort.

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