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To Clean a Skull: Beetles, Bones, and Business
One might say Matt Nooga from Rossville, Georgia has a sticky job. He cleans animal skulls for a living. And if you think cleaning skulls for money is unusual, wait until you learn about his method.
Nooga uses Dermestid beetles to clean bones. It's a form of beetle that eats the dead issue of an animal. In this story, Matt Nooga talks about the process of cleaning a skull, his beetle colony, and his love for bone articulation.