Apr 25, 2021
Ep 34: Bring Out Your Dead!
Play • 33 min

Today's episode covers three stories of how animals intersect with human death or death prevention, including forensic entomology (the use of bugs to solve crime), a dog who stayed at his owners final resting space for 14 years, and how tree frogs can inspire advancements in human organ donation. Let's go!

Crime solving bugs:
Case files discussed in today's episode
University of Florida Entomology and Nematologydepartment on the life cycle of a fly

Greyfriar's Bobby:

"Animal Stories: Heartwarming true tales from the animal kingdom" by Jane Yolen with her kids, Heidi, Adam and Jason Stemple and beautiful illustrations by Jui Ishida.

Pee and Pixie Sticks:,in%20vital%20organs%20from%20freezing.,dense%20than%20the%20liquid%20water.&text=Thus%20water%20expands%20as%20it%20freezes%2C%20and%20ice%20floats%20atop%20water.

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