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Piles of wood burning and turning to charcoal during a nighttime campfire.

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Lab assistant holding a thermometer.

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Similar in nutrient profile to hair and fur, feathers can also be buried in the garden or tossed into the compost pile.

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pokeweed

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bear fat

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