volunteers http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/462/all en Dirty Work: Dead Birds, Skulls, and Macerating Flesh http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dirty-work-dead-birds-skulls-and-macerating-flesh <div>Today a small group of volunteers showed up at the Museum to gut, skin, flense, and macerate birds (flensing is the process of stripping an animal of its skin).  It isn't because Halloween is next Monday; they actually do this every week.</div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dirty-work-dead-birds-skulls-and-macerating-flesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dirty-work-dead-birds-skulls-and-macerating-flesh#comments birds bones dead birds skulls volunteers Blog Fri, 28 Oct 2011 06:16:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 645 at http://www.nhm.org/nature