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I like the answer by @fgysin and agree that is the current condition, soap and water is all you need. If there there was still meat on the bone AND if you live out in country, take the skull to an ant nest and let them clean the meat off. Leave the skull next to the nest for a few weeks until it is all clean. When it is clean move it a few feet away for a ...


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I have a fair little collection of bones and skulls at home, which I have gathered since I was a kid on countless hikes and vacations in the great outdoors. What I normally do: If the skull doesn't stink that generally means there is no longer any decomposing flesh on it - and the odours would also the main problem for me when taking it indoors. From the ...


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I'm going to go out on a limb and give a sort of non-TGO answer because it seems like you already know the answer and this is more psychological. So, my attempt is humor. If we look at the data (unfortunately death statistics in the US is now considered private, so I'm using pretty old data, which can be found here. https://www.wemjournal.org/article/...


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None. Bears and wolves are no safety concern in Norway and Finland. Both are shy and, since they are not used to human contact (opposite to say, some places in the US where bears are used to people) will try to avoid all human interaction. This will mean that they'll go out of their way to avoid you and very likely you won't see any. If you ever do catch a ...


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If you're already hiking, I am not sure you'd gain by losing a certain degree of caution. I am not super comfortable hiking by myself around twilight in BC, due to cougars. I do it, if I have to, but am a bit anxious while doing it. People who have lived here all their life here worry, even though actual deaths or even attacks (we get 1-2 a year) with 4M ...


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A lot of it is just by doing it. Both species are quite low density, and the number of wild animal deaths/injuries are very small. Regions that are dangerous for bears are those where they are very familiar with human presence and associate it with snacks, and very remote areas where they haven't seen humans at all, and have no fear of them. Wolves are ...


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