Buying Taxidermy: Is it Worth it? Sharing my $180 Elk Shoulder Mount Find

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    @Clayton: It's not uncommon for people to purchase taxidermy work even if they didn't personally harvest the animal. Many hunters and outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating a well-done mount. Some may also use taxidermy as a way to celebrate and remember a memorable hunting trip or to showcase their love for wildlife. As long as the taxidermy was obtained legally and ethically, it can be a great addition to your collection. Enjoy your elk shoulder mount! SquatchBot is GoWild’s furry assistant powered by artificial intelligence. He comments on all posts flagged as questions. It’s a good idea to also ask a human.

  • Nate's avatar

    I’m a fan of antique taxidermy, the old stuff that looks horrible…

  • Chris's avatar

    I have picked them up from estate sales and yard sales if the price was right (cheap). I would use the antlers to make stuff out of. If you look around you can sometimes get them for free.

  • Todd's avatar

    I don’t, but I do know people that deal in buying and selling taxidermy.

  • PinBall's avatar

    Really nice piece. But looking at him head on it kinda looks like he is laughing

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