Deer Caught Gnawing on Human Bones
Although they are herbivores, deer have been spotted eating meat and gnawing on bones before. But not this kind of bones.
Peer closely at the accompanying photos, and you might discern that dem bones are people bones. More precisely, they are rib bones.
We'll get right out of the way that no horrified relatives are just now learning that their missing loved one's fate was to be deer dinner. The body from which these bones came was placed with the highest scientific goals in mind on the floor of that forest, which is better known as the Forensic Anthropology Research Facility in San Marcos, Texas.
The 26-acre facility is one of several "body farms" around the nation where researchers plunk donated bodies out in the elements to study the process of human decay and decomposition. Usually the bodies are placed inside a cage to prevent the interference of scavengers. But sometimes they're left unprotected to see just who might come along to snack on the carcass. Images from remote cameras have revealed that regular diners include rodents, coyotes, raccoons and foxes.
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