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strangest or rarest thing in your skull collection

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by longnthetooth47, May 8, 2009.

  1. hello everyone, I'd like to see the strangest or rarest things in your skull collection,and feel free to include photos. :)
  2. ace man

    ace man New Member

    cool idea, probably the strangest skull i have is this porcupine skull that has weird deformed bone growth . whats yours ?

  3. my rarest skull is one i recoverd from an old inherited bengal tiger head mount, the skull is much to small to be a tiger i believe it may be a leopard, but i dont have any pics yet as my camera is broke but when i do ill post them
  4. joey P Holmes

    joey P Holmes New Member

    African Leopard. Got it from Bud Jones back in the 80s at a good price.

  5. i've got a big 700 pound domestic boar skull with a couple of bullets in the head. not rare, but pretty neat.
  6. rbs

    rbs Member

    Iv got a pygmy shrew, polar bear, and coati.
  7. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Whales, dolphins, seals, sea turtles, polar bear, kodiak bear, tiger, leopard, a miniature horse, some monkeys and a black bear that was shot in the head and survived till the next season. I guess those would be my more unusual ones.

    Picture here is of a pilot whale and a minke whale skulls


  8. fishnfule

    fishnfule War Paint...Mom thinks it's paint LOL

    Sea Wolf, are you gonna finish those skulls?
  9. wow seawolf those are awesome, very impressive. keep um comin guys!
  10. EastonWest

    EastonWest What we do in North Dakota, STAYS here.

    i'll have to get pictures but the strangest skulls i have are a shovelor with a bb hole through it's head, a whitetail with "fangs" and i am currently working on this mallard below.
  11. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Fisnfule .. actually, both are as done as they can be. The minke whale, which is about 4 feet long, has been hanging from a rafter from a chain for a long time. When I was young and stupid, I thought that it would be neat to have it a light tan stained color. I touched it in a few spots with wood stain ... and you can see the results. Bad idea and not something that can be properly fixed. The pilot whale skull was cleaned in the 60's. It has been re cleaned twice and still has grease in it. This will be a candidate for ammonium hydroxide I think, if I can ever find some. This last cleaning I epoxied the teeth in instead of glue. The minke whale was buried in a dune for a year before I excavated it. It's free of oil and actually very clean other than the stupid wood stain. It just needs a wash to get all the dust and dirt off of it. The pilot whale was cleaned by hand ... and is still loaded with oil. Wolves and coyotes are a lot easier and less labor intensive to clean. :)
  12. darkbloodwyvern

    darkbloodwyvern We've been sent here to raise hell and cause chaos

    Just a muntjac, but I think they are so cute! Want a Chinese water deer, but they are harder to find.

    I also have a female roe deer with buttons. For all I know it's just a button male, but I managed to get it for a very good price along with a nice six point male roe. I haven't encountered too many deformed skulls but I am always looking out for them!
  13. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Darkblood ... this beast is now mine. It hurt too.

    These critters show up on eBay on a regular basis. It's where I just snagged this one. A real good one will be pricey though. The same seller also has 3 Muntjacs now and will be putting up 2 more water deer skulls.

  14. darkbloodwyvern

    darkbloodwyvern We've been sent here to raise hell and cause chaos


    He's the one i bought the muntjac from! Very awesome, i just can't afford a water deer right now! Congrats I hope you didn't empty your savings for that one, ha ha. I am going to get one from him eventually he's a good seller.
  15. bonez

    bonez Member

    a 35 yr old bear
  16. bonez

    bonez Member

  17. I guess somebody did that thing a favor...unless it died of natural causes.

    The most unusual skull I have is a nutria, which should be finished this weekend.
  18. I got this bear from a taxidermist to have for a display, he had no idea that it was like this!!
  19. Doe with an extra tooth coming thru the roof of its mouth.
  20. that bear must have been in absolutly excruciating pain, im glad somebody gave him a release from it. very neat though