Beetle power

Ingrim, Leah
November 1994
Boys' Life;Nov94, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on the activities of the tiny dermestid beetle and on efforts to save Africa's black rhinoceroses from extinction. The beetles' ability to clean fragile bones; How thousands of them are used by the University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology; How they are fed when the museum has no bones to clean; Why poachers are killing the rhinos; Number of black rhinos left on earth; World Wildlife Fund.


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