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Dreaming Badger Taxidermy | Mounts | Hayward, WI

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  • The word taxidermy comes from the Greek terms "taxi" and "dermi" which refer to arrangement of the skin.

  • Vertebrate animals, birds, and fish can be candidates for three-dimensional taxidermy mounting, as well as amphibians and reptiles.

  • Taxidermy can be analyzed for exhibition or scientific study purposes.

Taxidermy History

Important Figures In Taxidermy History

  • Van Ingen & Van Ingen, a South Indian Taxidermy Company, was famous for naturally posed leopard and tiger mounts.

  • Martha Ann Maxwell was a hunter and the first female field naturalist to prepare samples. A collection of her taxidermy work was presented at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia and Colorado Agricultural Society Fair in Denver.

  • Louis Dufresne, a famous naturalist and curator at Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris, traveled on the Astrolabe ship to the islands of Trinidad, Madeira, and Tenerife.

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