Credit: FRANCIS CHEE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Dead rat (Rattus norvegicus) on leaf litter. A few carrion beetles (Silphidae) are seen around the corpse. This clip is the first of nine in a series showing the rat's decomposition over two weeks. For the full sequence, see clips K003 2675-2683.

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Keywords: animal, animals, beetle, beetles, brown rat, burying beetle, carcass, carrion, dead, death, decay, decaying, decomposing, decomposition, detritus, eating, fauna, feeding, footage, fur, insect, insects, leaf litter, nature, pest, rat, rattus norvegicus, rodent, saprophagous, saprophagy, silphidae, wide shot, wildlife

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Decomposing rat

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Duration: 00:00:04.23

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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File size: 250.3M

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