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NATUREWORKS

Decomposers and Scavengers

  • Aired: 05/10/2010
  • 14:46
  • Rating: TV-G
Patrice looks at the important role decomposers and scavengers play in the natural world. She then visits with Dave and they check on the progress of the decomposition of a dead gray squirrel. Then we take an up-close look at the turkey vulture. Finally, Hawk Mathany and Chris Thayer of the Appalachian Mountain Club show Laura and Marshall just how and what they recycle in the wilderness.
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