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Corpse-eating deer photographed eating human remains

Corpse-eating deer photographed eating human remains Corpse-eating deer photographed eating human remains
Ben Pena | 10 May, 2017, 08:29

For forensic scientists, the study was not exclusively to analyse animal behaviour, but also the marks left on the bone by the deer are also useful for future reference.

The deer was captured by motion-sensitive camera at a "body farm" in Texas, where forensic experts study the decomposition of human bodies in nature.

The body had been rotting for 182 days, and scientists believe it was chewing on a dry bone. These images are "the first known photographic evidence of deer gnawing human remains", write researchers from...

The deer was chewing on a human rib bone like a cigar
The deer was chewing on a human rib bone like a cigar

The deer was scavenging when it came across the decomposing body, which had already been feasted on by vultures.

To reach the nutrient-rich marrow, the deer gnawed on the end of the flat rib bone, which became "forked" as a result. Meckel says there has been documentation of other ungulates consuming human bones, such as camels, giraffes, and sheep.

Although deers might very well like a taste of your bones, rest assured that they (hopefully) will not chase after you for calcium supplement.

India Supreme Court upholds 2012 Delhi gang rapists' death penalty
She said the convicts' background, age, no criminal record, good behaviour in prison can not outweigh aggravating circumstances. The woman was gang raped as the bus drove through New Delhi , and she and her boyfriend were later thrown off the bus, naked.

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