Season 24, Episode 13 Crime Scene Creatures

First Aired: May 7, 2006

Actual and hypothetical cases illustrate the roles maggots, rats, squirrels and other creatures play in crime-scene investigations, as well as how plants and pollen grains are used by forensic scientists. Included: how insects and plants are used to determine when, and sometimes how, a person died; and how insects can be used to help find suspected bomb factories.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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