[tutorial] How to Clean a Skull (Hint: Flesh-Eating Beetles) #howto #wired #skulls #beetles

In this video (which is safe for work but probably not for the squeamish), we take you on a step-by-step tour of the preservation process.

“If you’re going to kill something, you want to maximize the potential use of it, not just for today, but forever,” said Jim Patton, the director emeritus of the museum.

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