This is a great example why you should not boil a skull. There are many downsides to boiling skulls, cracking and flaking are big ones. The bone acually changes after it's been boiled and becomes brittle. Often the process does not remove enough grease and what is left behind comes to the surface over time and yellows or grays the bone. The delicate nasil tissue is lost and often meat is left inside the skull to rot. Another major downside to boiling your own skull is the has
What I've been working on
I've been waiting for the beetles to finish with some of the big skulls, got time to do these smaller ones. The bones of the grouse skull are so fine, the beetles did an amazing job of cleaning such delicate bones. It acually came apart in to 6 peices and I had to put the puzzle back together... very carefully. It was a challenge. #bc #canada #dermestidbeetles #europeanmounts #huntersunion #photo #salmonarm #skullcleaning #grouse #bear #skull
New Beetle Tank!
We just got our new beetle tank up a running. The beetles are tearing through the skulls in there, I think they like their new home. This photo Nov . 3 2014 This Photo Nov. 6 2014 Less than 3 days and the wolf skull is nearly clean. #bc #canada #dermestidbeetles #europeanmounts #huntersunion #hunting #wolf #photo #skullcleaning #salmonarm #huntingbc #bcwolfhunting