Roadkill Skeletons

Roadkill Skeletons was formed to provide structure to something that originated as a hobby. While the collecting of bones and skeletons may not be a novel hobby, RKS focuses specifically on the collection of wild animals struck by vehicles on the roads of South Africa. More...

How did it start

My son was about three years old when he asked me if he could have the fish teeth after I finished eating the head of a Kabeljou.  From that day onwards, he started collecting everything from chicken drumsticks to sheep rib bones. More...

The Process

It is important to note that with road kills, different parts of the bones and/or skull may be shattered.  It is often a challenge to slot the various bone fragments into their correct slots.  This section describes the method we use to clean road kills and produce a clean and odourless skeleton. More...