DAY TWENTY-TWO: Thursday, 10-9-08

If you're not into dead pigs, you don't want to look at these. Naturally.
The whole pig. From this angle, it doesn't look too different from what we're seeing with the webcam. Whole pig 1
Whole pig 1Courtesy Roger Barrett
It's been chilly at night, and obvious changes are slowing down. Whole pig 2
Whole pig 2Courtesy Roger Barrett
You can see lots of bones. And the skin has dried out and thinned. Pig's shoulder
Pig's shoulderCourtesy Roger Barrett
These holes are appearing in the skin on the pig's shoulder and back. I'm not sure if something's eating them, or if it's just the skin breaking down. But my money's on bugs. Holes
HolesCourtesy Roger Barrett
The back half doesn't look too different either, but you can clearly see the pig's spine now. Back half
Back halfCourtesy Roger Barrett
This is what's left of the pig's face. That ear is just as perky as it was the day we put the pig out. Face
FaceCourtesy Roger Barrett
The hooves are hardly changed at all. Hoof
HoofCourtesy Roger Barrett
Are these iridescent green bugs just broken up parts of flies? We found them in a few spots in the cage. Green
GreenCourtesy Roger Barrett

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