How to Preserve a Skull: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

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To preserve an animal skull, start by placing it in a bucket of cold water and laundry detergent for a few days to remove all the flesh. Next, soak the skull in cold water and dish detergent for 2-3 days to remove grease before letting it air dry for several days. Then, put the skull in a bucket of water and hydrogen peroxide for 24 hours. Finally, leave the skull outside to dry in the sun for 24 hours. For tips on how to put the teeth back in their sockets, read on!

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