Human Uses and Culture
The term hides or rawhide refers to the covering of a large adult animal such as a cow, buffalo, horse etc.
Skins and hides from different animals are used for clothing, bags and other consumer products, usually in the form of leather, but also furs.
Skin from sheep, goat and cattle was used to make parchment for manuscripts.
Skin can also be cooked to make pork rind or crackling.
Dutch artist Jalila Essaïdi is trying to create bulletproof skin.
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