Just very occupied with life.
I am slowly trying to empty my freezer and all that's left are the horrible skulls.
They are horrible because they are rotten and partly mummified. The smell is astounding.
Just like this wooly necked stork (Ciconia episcopus) I cleaned recently.
And to be honest... I am so proud of the result.
I skinned the head and removed as much flesh as I was able to (which is no pleasure especially on the eyes...) and tried removing the corpse fluids and maggots from the beak.
For the beak I feared since it looked horrible. Luckily I was able to remove the upper layers until it looked fine again. The rest I did with peroxide and tweezers.
And that's why I do it:
1) I love skulls.
2) I hate wasting things.
3) The results are worth the circumstances.
Please note that the stork died in a Zoo.