Definitive Exotic Hide Identification Thread: Post your Hippo, Turtle, Gator, Phoque (you!), etc. he

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  1. matroushka

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    how about a rhinoceros?
     


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    Good times.
     


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    Possibly antelope.
     


  5. matroushka

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    hi guys,

    can you identify if the skin is KANGAROO FUR OR IS IT KOALA FUR?

    Here are some close up of the fur .

    Thanks a lot!!!

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  7. jrd617

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    Sitting in an english garden waiting for the sun.
    If the sun don't come, you get a tan
    From standing in the english rain.
    I am the eggman, they are the eggmen.
    This is the walrus [leather]


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    Apparently there is a group of mammal called Pangolins called that acquirred a scale adaptation through natural selection. Never heard of this critter. Very endangered.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangolin


    http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2014...ist-pangolin-trafficking/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

     


  10. SpooPoker

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    ^ Saw that article this morning and started a hunt.
     


  11. jrd617

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    Would a DC Lewis "Matthew" x Pangolin be a grail shoe for you? :D

     
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    While I get that exotics are desirable, I would still hope not.
     


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    This is a great resource thread, thank you, OP. I'll thumb you now with both of mine.
     


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