Beetle cam

Flesh-eating beetlecam

Eating flesh doesn't sound like an enjoyable job. But the Museum has a team of workers behind the scenes who munch on animal carcasses all day and never complain. That's because they're flesh-eating beetles.

The beetles are currently eating a fish.


Watch a time-lapse video of the beetles at work

Get the facts on flesh-eating beetles

Did you know?

The beetles will tuck into about 4kg of flesh a week.