Researchers use dead pigs to help in search for mass graves

05/14/2013 | SmithsonianMag.com

Researchers are using dead pigs to help them create a technique for identifying mass human graves. By burying the pigs and studying the changes in soil gases and other factors as the bodies decompose, investigators are learning ways to uncover mass human graves. Climate also plays a role, so pig graves are being created and monitored in the U.K. and Colombia.

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