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The fail whale comes to rest; the decomposing body of a gray whale is host to a diverse array of scavengers and other deep sea organisms. From Goffredi et al., 2004. In the deep sea, no carcass goes to waste. Platoons of crabs, fish, and other scavengers make short work of most of the bodies…

I was planning on putting up one of my patented mega-posts this evening, but unfortunately I just don’t have it in me at the moment. It’s based on a presentation I made today involving scavenging and early hominids, and while I’m sure some of you will be able to make the right connections (especially if…