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Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by rocketman, Jun 30, 2019.

  1. rocketman

    rocketman New Member

    I have been catching and trying to skin Armadillos lately.. The body goes easily, but the inside of the armored tail is kicking my butt.
    Does anyone have a good method to clean the inside of the tail out without destroying it??

  2. 1stturkey

    1stturkey Member

    never done one but have one in freezer that I plan to. I found an old tutorial on here some years ago. It's on that page somewhere. ...

  3. Those cross bones in the tail are tough. A good set of cutters, there is not any easy way. Just cut cut cut.
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    Joshi said leprosy, much like tuberculosis, is spread through coughing and sneezing, but 95% of the human population is immune to the disease.