It saves thousands of lives a year, as the only hospital and rehabilitation center of its kind in North Texas, but is in danger of shutting down.
On a small patch of Texas Hill Country, not far from a herd of billy goats, there is a resting place of sorts called the “Body Ranch.” It is a place where people have donated their bodies to forensic science.
A woman’s body was left in a field for over five weeks. Then, a flock of vultures descended on the corpse. And it was all in the name of science.