What do the little birds do with their prize collections? They use it to line their underground nests. Think these owls should have their heads examined? Think again.
A poop-lined nest attracts insects in search of a fecal feast. And that means the owls can have a feast of their own. In fact, owls with dung in their dwellings eat ten times more dung beetles than owls with better-smelling burrows.
For more gross facts about our animal neighbors, check out Animal Grossapedia. But be sure not to read it right after lunch!