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Why Are Peat Bogs So Good at Preserving Human Remains?

February 1, 20197 min
Human bodies buried in bogs can retain some features -- like perfectly preserved skin, right down to forehead wrinkles -- for thousands of years. Learn how this natural mummification process works in today's episode of BrainStuff.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit