Halloween Special: Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone | Deep Look - YouTube

Halloween Special: Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone | Deep Look - YouTube

Watch flesh-eating beetles strip this body down to the bone

Watch flesh-eating beetles strip this body down to the bone

See How Quickly Flesh Eating Beetles Devour A Parrot (Video)

See How Quickly Flesh Eating Beetles Devour A Parrot (Video)

Recently, Chicago Parent went to the Field Museum, where Bill Stanley, the museum's collection manager for mammals, took us on a tour of flesh eating beetles, and centuries old elephants and flying squirrels. We were amazed by the broad reach of the Field Museum collection. Here's a slide show of short, fascinating video of some of the specimens that will never make it out onto the Field's display floor - but that might be crucial to a discovery 500 years from now. Click through and enjoy.

Recently, Chicago Parent went to the Field Museum, where Bill Stanley, the museum's collection manager for mammals, took us on a tour of flesh eating beetles, and centuries old elephants and flying squirrels. We were amazed by the broad reach of the Field Museum collection. Here's a slide show of short, fascinating video of some of the specimens that will never make it out onto the Field's display floor - but that might be crucial to a discovery 500 years from now. Click through and enjoy.

Museum curators and caretakers work hard to make their buildings and collections inviting and accessible, but a lot goes on behind the scenes to keep these...

Museum curators and caretakers work hard to make their buildings and collections inviting and accessible, but a lot goes on behind the scenes to keep these...

We might spend our days trying to ignore thoughts of our death and transient fleshy existence, but the science of death is inseparable from the science of life – and just as interesting! In this Halloween special from Deep Look, we take a look at flesh-eating beetles, decomposition and the art of preserving dead animals.

We might spend our days trying to ignore thoughts of our death and transient fleshy existence, but the science of death is inseparable from the science of life – and just as interesting! In this Halloween special from Deep Look, we take a look at flesh-eating beetles, decomposition and the art of preserving dead animals.

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