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When You Die, This Is What Happens To your Body

Thanatology, the study of death, yields all sorts of fascinating information. Like the fact that Anglo-Saxons used to cut the feet off the dead to keep corpses from walking away (via Bustle). Or that the English language has more than 200 euphemisms for death. Or that some non-human primates exhibit behaviors like guarding, visiting, or holding vigils over the body of a dead companion (University of Oxford).

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When You Die, This Is What Happens To your Body

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