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Small Mammal Mounting Class Schedule  
   
  • Specimen handling and care, tagging
  • Anatomy and structure of specimen
  • Proper measurements
  • Skinning, fleshing
16 hours
 
 
 
  • Salting, tanning
4 hours
  • Manikin selection
  • Manikin preparation
  • Mounting
  • Performing necessary repairs and covering imperfections of the mount
12 hours
  • Finish work:
  • The instructor will demonstrate how to finish their mount because it isn't completely dry.
4 hours
  • Business lectures at various times.
 
   
 

Class Requirements:

 
  • Each student will mount an animal no larger than a coyote
  • A natural habitant base will be made for the mount.
  • Mounting a rug will be demonstrated in each class.
Small Mammal mount in progress
   
Small Mammal mount completion

Specimens: Student may bring their own specimens (provided that they are properly cared for) or obtain specimens at a cost from American Institute of Taxidermy.

   

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
After completion of the each taxidermy course, a Certificate of Completion is given to the student.

Small Mammal Certificate of Completion
 
Smal Mammal class photo
 
 
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