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The fascinating process of human decomposition

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Body farms are places where researchers take recently deceased human bodies and leave them out in the elements to decompose. 00:02

  2. Upon death, bacteria start to feed and convert the liquids and solids of the body into gases, causing the body to bloat. 00:34

  3. The fluids that leak out of the body are rich in nutrients, causing the area to become especially fertile a year after decomposition. 01:21