November 8, 2012 | 24 notes Watch These Beetles Tear the Feathers off a Parrot Sometimes you just want a skeleton. Especially if you’re a museum. So how do you get the meat off the bones of an animal? Well, if you’re the Natural History Museum in London, beetles, apparently. - Continue reading at Smithsonian.com. Video: Natural History Museum Ed note: There was a time when beetles ate dinosaurs.