Interview with a dung beetle expert

In this interview text for year 4 and P5, linking to the topics Animals including humans and Biodiversity and interdependence, Darren Mann explains how he looks after a huge collection of insects in his job at Oxford University Museum of Natural History. He explains how he was fascinated with insects from an early age and how his interest in beetles has developed.

The downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
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Interview with a dung beetle expert

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