Stenocara beetle and water collector

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Stenocara beetle and water collector

It performs headstands in a desert; now this beetle is teaching us how to collect water. The Stenocara beetle survives in one of the most arid places in the world – the Namib Desert in southern Africa. Scientists have been studying its wings and back. With Patrick Aryee. See our Stenocara beetle animation: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals #30Animals
Stenocara beetle and water collector
Stenocara beetle and water collector
30 Animals That Made Us Smarter