DAY THIRTEEN: 9-30-08

As usual, they're graphic. Viewer discretion. Blah, blah, blah. OK? Now, on to the pix...

Whole pig Whole pig: Not too much different from yesterday from this angle, huh?
Whole pig: Not too much different from yesterday from this angle, huh?Courtesy Roger Barrett
More whole pig More whole pig
More whole pigCourtesy Roger Barrett
Front half Front half
Front halfCourtesy Roger Barrett
Back half Back half
Back halfCourtesy Roger Barrett
What remains of the pig's belly Belly area
Belly areaCourtesy Roger Barrett
Where the eyes used to be Where the eyes used to be
Where the eyes used to beCourtesy Roger Barrett
Dead flies among the maggots Dead flies among the maggots
Dead flies among the maggotsCourtesy Roger Barrett
Maggots piling up in the corners of the cage Maggots piling up in the corners of the cage
Maggots piling up in the corners of the cageCourtesy Roger Barrett

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Val Cervenka's picture

If you ever want to start a blow fly colony, this would be the time, when the maggots are migrating and piling up in one convenient spot. Now just add some beef liver, and in a few days, presto! You've got your own colony.

posted on Sun, 10/05/2008 - 8:28pm
plee057's picture
plee057 says:

This is incredible!!!!!

posted on Thu, 10/30/2008 - 6:02pm
plee057's picture
plee057 says:

This is incredible!!!!!

posted on Thu, 10/30/2008 - 6:02pm
tom042's picture
tom042 says:

This is really quite a visceral (pun not intended, but enjoyed) expression of the circle of life. When taken in the highly abstract, the fact that a 150 pounds of pork left to its own devices will just crawl away in tens of pounds of maggots in tens of thousands of hopeful new lives is really rather beautiful.

posted on Sun, 11/30/2008 - 1:52pm

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