Caption: Close-up of the head of a dead rat (Rattus norvegicus). The larva of a carrion beetle (Silphidae) is seen. This clip is the second 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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Decomposing rat

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Duration: 00:00:07.06

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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File size: 315.3M


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