What Happens to Animal Skeletons?

Answer The vast majority of animal skeletons are simply destroyed at some point over a long period of time; either they are slowly worn away by soil erosion or their organic components are consumed by bac... Read More »

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What is the meaning of"skeletons in the closet"?

"Skeletons in the closet" is an idiomatic phrase that refers to something shameful that people want to keep hidden. It's primarily an American phrase. In England, people say "skeletons in the cupbo... Read More »

What would you do if you were digging in your back yard to put a pool in & you found two human skeletons that?

When I lived in Virginia I cleared an area of odd rocks to rototill a new garden and came across a lot of bone.I assumed they were animal until I saw a piece with teeth in it.I did as 'meanoma' sug... Read More »

How to Determine the Age of Skeletons?

Looking at old bones doesn't have to be spooky; determining the age of a skeleton can be very enlightening. You can't find out the exact age of a skeleton but you can get an approximate age. This c... Read More »

Do reptiles have skeletons?

Reptiles are vertebrates, or animals with a backbone, and therefore have skeletons. Reptiles include tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles and dinosaurs. All of these animals ... Read More »