how do I scin my python to save skin

Submitted by dean anderson on 11/18/04 at 8:37 PM. ( )

My 12 foot python passed away and I would like to keep his skin how do I gut and clean him? Please help, THANK YOU
I have him in the freezer now.

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dont gut it

This response submitted by newbirdman on 11/18/04 at 9:03 PM. ( )

Dean , you dont want to gut it , you want to skin it . Make a cut in the bottom skin from the head to the tail and remove the skin . Now the hard part comes , you have to remove all the tendon and meat from the skin without cutting it to pieces . If you dont think you can do it without destroying it , then call a taxidermist and see if they can skin it for you . P.S. its going to take a long time to get that 60 lbs of meat to thaw out . Rick

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