updated 09:22 PM EST, Fri April 17, 2015

"In reality, the carcass isn't home to a single mated pair of beetles. It's the site of a big beetle sex party."

A burying beetle's love life is quite charming: two beetles meet, fall in love, bury a rotting animal together and raise their little beetle family on the flesh of the carcass. At least, that's how it's supposed to work. In reality, the carcass is the site of a big beetle sex party.

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