From Tumblr-Zombies vs Wildlife


Zombies vs. Wildlife

Ever lay awake at night, after watching a particularly gut-spilling scene on The Walking Dead, and find yourself terrified by what would happen if all the dead folks on Earth actually rose up from the dead?

Relax. Wildlife has your back.

Mother nature has evolved such an efficient fang-and-claw-equipped carrion disposal and decomposition system, those lumbering piles of guts wouldn’t stand a chance.

Or so says David Mizejewski, writing my favorite zombie science-related article in forever over at Boing Boing. Head on by BB and check out all the ways that the walking dead would be pummeled by living nature.

When you’re done, check out this video from ASAPscience about the science of the zombie apocalypse:

© Tony Jonick 2013