Fecal Pellets

Some articles on fecal pellets, fecal:

Tent Caterpillar - Life Cycle
... components, and it has been estimated that tent caterpillars void as fecal pellets nearly half of the energy they ingest ... a colony of caterpillars produces large quantities of fecal pellets ... Fecal pellets dropping from treetops in which the caterpillars are feeding create the auditory illusion of rainfall ...
Diel - Importance With The Biological Pump
... This is made up of dead or dying animals and microbes, fecal matter, sand and other inorganic material ... night so when they migrate back to depth during the day they defecate large sinking fecal pellets ... Whilst some larger fecal pellets can sink quite fast, the speed that organisms move back to depth is still faster ...
Red-footed Tortoise - Ecology and Behavior - Diet
... reports are trying to describe, and because studying fecal pellets gives very different results than what the animals are observed eating ... Up to five different kinds of fruits are often found in fecal pellets ... Pebbles and sand are also often found in fecal pellets ...