TXY 103 – Mammal Taxidermy

Credit Hours: 12

Course Description

This course covers mounting game heads and life-size mammals with shop experience in mounting selected species and the construction of habitats. Emphasis is placed on proper measuring techniques, skinning, form selection, and mounting procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to skin, preserve, and mount mammals to achieve a life-like appearance, including proper color restoration. This is a diploma-level course.

Classroom Hours: 6

Lab/Shop Hours: 18

Clinical Hours: 0