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Fatal Attraction: The Carrion Beetle - Hakai Institute

Fatal Attraction: The Carrion Beetle

The perfume of rotting meat fills the air. Most people would walk in the opposite direction. But if you’re a carrion beetle—or the scientists that want to find them—that funky fragrance is irresistible. Join entomologists Sung Jo and Chris Ernst as they attempt to catch beetles using some malodorous methods.