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National Taxidermist Association: In Memoriam
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The hardest part of any friendship is saying goodbye. The world of taxidermy is ultimately small and, like a family, we are all deeply affected when we are faced with a loss. This past weekend, our circle of taxidermy friends and acquaintances experienced the loss of two faithful friends of taxidermy, John Cook, Jr., of Biloxi, Miss., and Steve Favour of Flagstaff, Ariz. More

All creatures great and small preserved
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Taxidermist Gary Pegg finds his unusual job is a talking point. If he accidentally cuts himself, Gary Pegg gets a bit squeamish about blood. Nothing unusual there until you appreciate that Pegg is Australia's leading taxidermist. He guts and skins dead critters for a living, remounting the hides, fur and feathers to recreate animals and birds, frozen in time. More

South Carolina works on plans as bear sightings increase
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Wildlife officials in South Carolina are working on a plan to deal with an increase in bear sightings in the state. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reported recently that the Department of Natural Resources reports the bear population in South Carolina is increasing. More

3 seasons in Oklahoma opening
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Three big game archery seasons open Oct. 1 in Oklahoma: the statewide deer season, black bear season in southeastern Oklahoma and antelope season in the Panhandle. This will be the third black bear hunting season open in the counties of McCurtain, Pushmataha, Latimer and Le Flore. Once again, the season will close once 20 bears have been taken by hunters. Last year, hunters killed 32 on opening day, meaning the black bear season opened and closed on the same day. More

9 ways to maintain your hunting traditions
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This time of year, millions of Americans feel the tug to participate in what they consider the ultimate interaction with the natural world hunting. For many hunters, it's a time for sharing long-established traditions with family members and friends. The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and target shooting industry, notes that hunting seasons will be open for small game, big game and bird hunting across the nation over the next several months. Those who are successful in their hunts will stock their freezers with nutritious, locally obtained meat. Many also will share their bounty with food pantries to provide meals to the less fortunate. More

Hunters should ask 3 questions before they shoot
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Shoot or don't shoot? Skilled hunters can quickly assess whether any shot is safe, legal and ethical, but it takes knowledge and experience to determine the answer. Try your hand at these scenarios and be ready to make those important split second decisions in the field. More

Picture this: Keeping your camera steady
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One of the factors that distinguish a great photograph from a mediocre one is sharpness — or lack of it due to camera motion. All too often, a potentially beautiful image is lost because the camera was moved ever so slightly during the exposure, just enough to keep it from being tack sharp. Even the highest quality and most expensive lenses will produce images that appear not to be sharp if the camera isn't appropriately stable for a given shooting situation. More

The basics of poison ivy
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This article covers how to avoid the frightening flora, poison ivy, or at least how to lessen the agony of exposure. More

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