2011 | USA | Documentary

Fossil Carrion Feeders

  • English 5 mins
  • Director | Federico Pardo

The world's oldest carrion beetle fossils were found in China and represent species that were alive 165 million years ago. Follow Margaret Thayer and Chenyang Cai as they work together at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago to yield new insights into this family of beetles, called Silphidae.

Fossil Species Beetle
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