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Kristy Hamilton 30 May 2015, 22:15

Vultures can devour diseased, rotten meat and take to the skies perfectly fine; carrion beetles can chomp at a decaying carcass by coating it in antimicrobial slime; and nearly 48 million Americans get food poisoning each year. You’ve got wonder, how do these creatures do it? And can we scavenge any tricks from these scavengers?

To find out more, watch the video by MinuteEarth below:




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