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Another world title for Antlers by Klaus
New Richmond News
Antlers by Klaus has done it again. The New Richmond, Wisconsin-based company took home a title from the World Taxidermy Championship earlier this month in Springfield, Missouri. The recognition was in the reproduction category for using a mold. Owner Klaus Lebrecht said the judges used the following criteria: quality of reproduction, craftsmanship and recreation of natural color and finish.
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Increasing your odds of success during deer season
By John McAdams
In the United States, the majority of big-game hunters use centerfire rifles during the general deer-hunting season. While there are many advantages to hunting with a centerfire rifle, the general deer hunting seasons are often the shortest and most crowded. Luckily, there is a way around these hurdles: hunting during the archery or muzzleloader seasons. While every state is different, hunting with a bow or a muzzleloader will increase (sometimes significantly) the length of your deer hunting season.
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Rare collection of stuffed animals brings the wild to auction
Eastern Daily Press
For generations, they were highly-prized trophies and decorations, before restrictions on their trade were brought in. But this week, a remarkable collection of stuffed animals — including a lion and two Asian black bears — will be auctioned off in Beccles, an area of Suffolk, England. Although the auctioneers often handles taxidermy items, auction room manager Mark Whistler said it is quite unusual to see lions and bears.
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Texas hunter bags his rhino on controversial hunt
CNN
In January 2014, Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 for a permit to hunt and kill a black rhino in Namibia. He won the permit and became a target himself. The hunt is now complete. A rhino is dead. This is how it happened.
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Animal trophies deliver conservation message at West Virginia's Stonewall Jackson State Park
The Charleston Gazette
At West Virginia's Stonewall Jackson Resort State Park, visitors can stand face-to-face with some of Earth's most fearsome creatures. The animals aren't alive, but thanks to the marvels of museum-quality taxidermy they appear to be. The park's Wildlife Conservation Exhibit features the mounted likenesses of more than 50 North American, Eurasian and African animals, every one of them donated by hunters who wished to share their trophies with others.
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