Bone-munching "zombie" worms are eating our whale fossils

After a dead whale falls to the bottom of the ocean, thousands of marine organisms will carve out a home in its carcass. Among these corpse squatters are the Osedax, a genus of marine worms that bores into whales' bones and feed on the delicious cetacean fats inside. » 10/31/11 2:05pm 10/31/11 2:05pm