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Squirrel taxidermy

In this section we discuss the skinning, preparing and mounting of small mammals.

We will choose a gray squirrel as our subject in this section, as this little rodent has a tough skin that is easily manipulated. A cottontail rabbit might be more easy to procure, but is not so satisfactory for the purpose of initiative steps in this work, as his skin is extremely delicate and requires especially careful handling in preparation and mounting.

The skinning and mounting is split up in 2 subpages: