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Home Taxidermy gives you full step-by-step instructions for 11 crazy ways to preserve and display animal remains. Learn how to tan hides, stuff carcasses, and even create an anatomically-accurate computer mouse! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by home taxidermy experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can follow along yourself.

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Mouse Taxidermy style
How to stuff a mouse. Warning: an extremely graphic tutorial involving dead mice.See LED Throwie Rodents, Conjoined Twin Mice, and Duck Mouse for more advanced projects..
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Mouse Mouse! style
Hacked travel-size (hardware) mouse + taxidermied (wetware) mouse = Mouse Mouse! Fully functional, and furry!Warning: this project involves taxidermy, dremels, and sometimes graphic pictures of dead...
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Duck Mouse style
Captured on video: a duck-footed mouse, created through the wonders of taxidermy. This is an advanced project; see mouse taxidermy for the basics and Conjoined Twin Mice and LED Throwie Rat for othe...
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Duck Taxidermy style
Hi This is my first instructable! I am Going to (or try to) Show you how to well... Stuff a Duck! I have stuffed quite a few animals before so i might have some more taxidermy instructables later. But...
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Taxidermy Skull Preparation style
Learn how to clean and prepare animal skulls for display or study. WARNING: Veiwer disgreshion advised. Includes photos of raw skulls. Not for those with a weak stomache. Please do not leave comments ...
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How to Skin a Badger style
Drive to Burning Man. Hit a badger on the road on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. It ran in front of us so fast I didn't know whether to turn left or right. I just yelled really loud and woke Sta...
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Conjoined Twin Mice style
Mouse taxidermy 2.0: conjoined twins. Warning: dead mice in decorative form. If you disapprove of this concept on principle, please peruse some of the other new Instructables instead.
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LED Throwie Rat (or Mouse) style
How to make a Rat LED Throwie. Or, what happened when LED Throwies met Mouse Taxidermy. Be warned, this is another extremely graphic tutorial featuring guts, dismemberment, and soldering. Also see ...
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Curing Small Animal Pelts, Squirrels Rabbits etc.. style
To preserve small animal pelts leading to tanning and finishing. In this Instructable I'm using to excellent Fox Squirrels shot Thanksgiving morning. Some pictures may be graphic :Materials:" Sharp k...
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Bird Taxidermy (WARNING:Not for the easily offended, overly squeamish, holier that thou, fuss-bucket.) style
This is an instructable inspired by canida's mouse/rat taxidermy. For more information on detailed taxidermy, go search "mouse taxidermy" and you'll probably find it. to start off, I would like to sa...
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