While at the museum last week, Dr

While at the museum last week, Dr. Nancy Moncrief, curator of mammals, recorded a short video tour of the museum's dermestarium - a setting at the museum where dermestid beetle colonies are used to clean the soft body parts from the bones of deceased animals. The resulting skeleton remains are kept in the museum's scientific collections and allow scientists to make connections between animals of today and their fossil ancestors.

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Beth Deathrage

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