Posts Tagged 'scavenger'

15 Facts About Maggots


From mental_floss –

Few things trigger revulsion like the sight of maggots writhing through rotting food or decomposing road kill. But maggots, which are the larval stage of flies and other related insects, are actually one of nature’s unsung heroes. Along with bacteria and other insects, they quickly break down dead things. Maggots provide other beneficial services as well, from helping solve crimes to healing wounds.

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6 Awful, Obsolete Jobs

awful-jobMental_floss published a list of seven six  jobs that very few people would want today. One job on the list is still very much alive – mudlarking. In the US, it is known as “junking” and in the Third World, many people still subsist as scavengers.

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