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Whitetail deer field care: New video educates customers
Ken's Corner
One of the biggest problems caused by taxidermy clients is mishandling of specimens in the field, including sportsmen who make improper cuts on antlered game. For decades, taxidermists have tried to educate their customers on the importance of proper field care. But even with all of this information readily available, each year at least one hunter inevitably will bring in a trophy with the skin cut too short to produce a quality mount. McKenzie this year is releasing an educational video for taxidermists to continue the push to educate clients.
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Exotic, extinct and on display: Robert Clark's take on taxidermy
National Geographic
For photographer Rob Clark, the fascination with taxidermy started with a fright. "There was a big polar bear in my hometown, in Hays, Kansas," he says. "They kind of hid it behind a door and I'd always forget it was there, and you'd come around the corner, and it would just scare you to death." That childhood experience informed his work on a new National Geographic story on the people who illuminate the artwork, science and heart behind taxidermy.
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Damien Hirst collaborates with Deyrolle, Paris's treasure trove of taxidermy
The New York Times
Deyrolle, the storied Paris taxidermy and entomology shop, has been cataloguing specimens of the natural world since 1831, providing a resource for researchers, scientists and artists along the way. Now the boutique is showcasing a collaboration with the artist Damien Hirst, whose work addresses themes of man's relationship to nature.
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Wisconsin officials ask hunters to register wolves with pelts on
WXPR
The Wisconsin DNR wants to gather more information about wolves killed in the wolf hunt this winter. So the agency plans to ask hunters and trappers to register their wolves before they are skinned, allowing experts to look for signs of bite wounds.
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Charges dropped for man who sold stuffed rhino head
WMUR-TV
A Milton, New Hampshire, man who lost his rhino head to U.S. Wildlife officials and faced felony charges after he tried to sell it has gotten his name cleared. Ari Goldenberg was charged with illegally selling an endangered species as well as falsifying records, but in the end, there was no proof that he broke any laws, and he got his rhino back.
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Officials warn against skinning animals with plague-infested fleas
Arizona Daily Sun
Public health officials in Coconino County, Arizona, have confirmed that fleas collected from a colony of prairie dogs in the area have tested positive for Yersinia Pestis, the plague.
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Beach find becomes 8-legged wonder
Wanganui Chronicle
Taxidermist Craig Ferguson is hoping his octopus exhibit will give him a leg up at the annual taxidermy championships. His entry this year is an Argonaut Paper Nautilus octopus, which he made from a casting of an octopus found on the beach.
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