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16th Sep '16 5:08:18 AM Andyroid
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* In the first chapter of ''Webcomic/UndyingHappiness'', Naomi discovers the full extent of her internet boyfriend Keisuke's HealingFactor when he emerges from the burned-out ruins of his house as ''nothing but a skeleton'', and spends the rest of the chapter slowly regenerating the rest of his body.
26th Aug '16 6:39:38 AM erforce
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* ''Film/{{Critters}} 2: The Second Course'' near the climax a man falls and is run over by a Crite Ball. His twitching skeleton is a rare example where it's not picked clean, to dramatic effect ([[http://horrordaily.com/2011/07/11/monster-mondays-krites/ See description and before/after images ... or don't]]).

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* ''Film/{{Critters}} 2: The Second Course'' ''Film/Critters2TheMainCourse'' near the climax a man falls and is run over by a Crite Ball. His twitching skeleton is a rare example where it's not picked clean, to dramatic effect ([[http://horrordaily.com/2011/07/11/monster-mondays-krites/ See description and before/after images ... or don't]]).



* The eventual fate of [[spoiler:Edward Teach/Blackbeard]] in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides''.

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* The eventual fate of [[spoiler:Edward Teach/Blackbeard]] in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides''.''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides'' after he is tricked to give his life for the immortality of the another.
9th Aug '16 8:08:48 PM Willbyr
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* ''KimbaTheWhiteLion'': In the [[AlternateContinuity 2009 movie]], there's a swarm of mechanical bugs that reduces some birds to bones in seconds; an unpleasant surprise to anybody who's watched the 1960's show. {{Justified|Trope}}, since the carnivorous bugs have no interest in eating bones, just the flesh.

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* ''KimbaTheWhiteLion'': ''Manga/KimbaTheWhiteLion'': In the [[AlternateContinuity 2009 movie]], there's a swarm of mechanical bugs that reduces some birds to bones in seconds; an unpleasant surprise to anybody who's watched the 1960's show. {{Justified|Trope}}, since the carnivorous bugs have no interest in eating bones, just the flesh.



* From ''{{Toriko}}'' this is [[EvilOldFolks Chiyo]]'s favorite method of killing, as she demonstrates on some poor guy: Stripping flesh and organs, leaving clean white bone, in the blink of an eye. The guy [[YouAreAlreadyDead didn't even realize it]] until he looked down and saw his entire midsection was missing.

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* From ''{{Toriko}}'' ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' this is [[EvilOldFolks Chiyo]]'s favorite method of killing, as she demonstrates on some poor guy: Stripping flesh and organs, leaving clean white bone, in the blink of an eye. The guy [[YouAreAlreadyDead didn't even realize it]] until he looked down and saw his entire midsection was missing.



* {{Wolverine}} of the ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'', when he's in the middle of an explosion, is completely destroyed, with the exception of his [[{{Unobtainium}} adamantium]] bones. He [[FromASingleCell regenerates from a few braincells that survive]]. This is, of course, {{justified|Trope}} due to the fact that Wolverine's skeleton really IS indestructible.

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* {{Wolverine}} ComicBook/{{Wolverine}} of the ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'', ''Comicbook/XMen'', when he's in the middle of an explosion, is completely destroyed, with the exception of his [[{{Unobtainium}} adamantium]] bones. He [[FromASingleCell regenerates from a few braincells that survive]]. This is, of course, {{justified|Trope}} due to the fact that Wolverine's skeleton really IS indestructible.
27th Jun '16 7:25:20 PM Lopiny
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* From ''{{Toriko}}'' this is [[EvilOldFolks Chiyo]]'s favorite method of killing.

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* From ''{{Toriko}}'' this is [[EvilOldFolks Chiyo]]'s favorite method of killing.killing, as she demonstrates on some poor guy: Stripping flesh and organs, leaving clean white bone, in the blink of an eye. The guy [[YouAreAlreadyDead didn't even realize it]] until he looked down and saw his entire midsection was missing.
23rd May '16 7:27:25 PM Geosternbergia
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* One ''WebOriginal/ProtectorsOfThePlotContinuum'' [[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p3dItexiiMWzujoLIw-77UMlqoYFwUG4BdYa_CHjIbs/edit?pli=1 mission]] ended with this trope happening to an ill-fated [[CharacterDerailment character replacement]] of [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Ash Ketchum]], courtesy of his unwittingly provoking a ''very'' hungry ''[[RaptorAttack Deinonychus]]'' [[IntellectualAnimal agent.]]
16th Apr '16 7:47:04 PM billybobfred
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* These ants manage to strip away an entire gecko into a skeleton in a few hours: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3Mt2E1M6dU
* Any carrion eating animals (vultures, ants, maggots) will do this, which is why scavenger beetles are used to clean bones for museums.

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* These ants manage to strip away an entire gecko into a skeleton in a few hours: http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3Mt2E1M6dU
com/watch?v=R3Mt2E1M6dU These ants]] manage to strip away an entire gecko into a skeleton in a few hours.
* Any carrion eating animals (vultures, ants, maggots) will do this, which is why [[MundaneUtility scavenger beetles are used to clean bones for museums.museums]].
28th Mar '16 5:41:13 AM Arivne
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[Characters/SCPFoundation [=Characters/SCPFoundation=]]], [[http://scp-wiki.net/scp-165 SCP-165 ("The Creeping, Hungry Sands of Tule")]]. SCP-165 is a swarming mass of microscopic mites that can strip an animal of all of its flesh in minutes.
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13th Mar '16 3:31:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* Some of the Kromagg weapons in ''{{Sliders}}'' leave behind a crumbling skeleton. Shame, considering their preference for [[IAmAHumanitarian human eyes]].

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* Some of the Kromagg weapons in ''{{Sliders}}'' ''Series/{{Sliders}}'' leave behind a crumbling skeleton. Shame, considering their preference for [[IAmAHumanitarian human eyes]].
3rd Feb '16 2:27:37 PM GrammarNavi
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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Battletoads}}'' ArcadeGame, knocking enemies dead on the ground turns them into skeletons.

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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Battletoads}}'' ArcadeGame, UsefulNotes/ArcadeGame, knocking enemies dead on the ground turns them into skeletons.
23rd Jan '16 9:23:09 PM nombretomado
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* Happens to [[StrontiumDog Johnny Alpha]] at the end of ''The Final Solution'', though the bones are not exactly bleached white and do collapse into a pile once the monster releases its grasp. However, the recent ''Death And Life Of Johnny Alpha'' has {{retcon}}ned this into something that Feral just said happened.

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* Happens to [[StrontiumDog [[ComicBook/StrontiumDog Johnny Alpha]] at the end of ''The Final Solution'', though the bones are not exactly bleached white and do collapse into a pile once the monster releases its grasp. However, the recent ''Death And Life Of Johnny Alpha'' has {{retcon}}ned this into something that Feral just said happened.
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