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Old 12-19-03, 11:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just curious what y'all do with skins once your herps have shed? Do you just toss them, or keep them for their scrapbooks?
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Old 12-19-03, 11:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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many times if i get a nice big one piece I'll give it to a kid to take to school for show and tell or to put on there wall many kids are very fascinated by them especially the lage burm or retic sheds,but there pretty happy at even a corn shed.
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Some i keep if their whole, others i'm giving them to my nephew. He begs me every time i see him if my snake has shed and if he can have it.
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toss 'em.
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Old 12-20-03, 12:04 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Depends, sometimes I can't be bothered, but I'll get buckets of them going every now & then & then send them off with some kid to take to school. I usually will save the larger snakes skins if they are complete. Mark
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Old 12-20-03, 12:43 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I toss them.
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Old 12-20-03, 12:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Ive tried to keep them but one of my cats just cant seem to keep his darn paws off of them. No matter where I hide the darn things, I always come home to them shredded all over the floor
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We used to keep them but now that we have 24 snakes we would just be out of room for snakes if we kept them
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Old 12-20-03, 01:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Toss most, unless it is a big one and complete and I give it to the kids. I have a few good one hanging in the snake room
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Old 12-20-03, 07:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I eat them with a nice rasberrry vinegarette... lol! Occasionally
mine become show and tell items too and also cat toys.
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Old 12-20-03, 07:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Sometimes I give them away to people who ask, but I usually toss 'em -- a few of my snakes are in the habit of pooping on their old skin, so those ones are definitely headed for the garbage!
Even shiny fruit may be rotten at the core.
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Old 12-20-03, 08:13 PM   #13 (permalink)
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my ball python pooped in his skin last night, my little sisters a bit dissapointed cuz i promised id give her the next complete shed
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