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FRANCIS CHEE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY FRANCIS CHEE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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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