my friend found a turtle shell and was going to throw it out when i said no- i wanted it. lol- i just dont know how to clean it or anything. ummm- she said it still had 2 legs- and i wanna see how to clean them too!
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Turn the turtle over and with a shape knife cut the bottom of the shell off, then gut it.
I also have a turtle shell from a pet turtle who died and was autopsied by the vet. There is a small residue of sinew, etc. left on the backbone & shell edges that creates a smell & I can't get clean. Any suggestions for a final cleaning that won't damage the shell?
I found a large (dead) snapper. I have the shell, burried it for a week, now all of the out side pieces (scutes ?) fell off. How do I polish and glue them back on? Thankyou