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 https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-forensic-entymology-bugs-murders-2015jan10-story.html
University of Florida Entomology and Nematologydepartment on the life cycle of a fly http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/flies/house_fly.HTM
"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. https://www.janeyolen.com/animal-stories/
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