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Each April for the past twenty-one years, Piedmont Community College has held its three-day Annual Taxidermy Mini-Course for commercial taxidermists. Those interested gather in Roxboro to attend classes, compare techniques, and compete for awards.
Through the work of taxidermists, wildlife that a person may never actually see in life can be viewed in realistic presentations, often in their natural habitats. Taxidermists Sandra Owen and Dave Gossett discuss their art.
Hergenrader discusses the work of a taxidermist in making hunting and fishing trophies look lifelike, how to care for the trophy once it is finished, and some basic steps in taxidermy.