Crime Scene Scavenger

Vultures help forensic experts with CSI research.

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Kate Spradley slips blue hospital booties over her leather flats before stepping through the double security gate of a high fence surrounding a 26-acre outdoor research area on the Freeman Ranch in San Marcos, Texas. With her shoes safely covered to avoid contaminating the scene, she walks up to the cadavers laid out in the tall grass and notes the broken ribs and shattered eye sockets, the remains picked over by vultures. Spradley is a biological anthropology professor at Texas State Universit...
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