Mounted figures and skulls of birds, small mammals, and large game represent the art of taxidermy, or the preparing, stuffing, and mounting of skins of animals. Records of the practice date back to the 16th century. The art form has survived into the modern day to serve many different purposes. Some taxidermists prefer the skin and fur intact; others aim to prepare complete skulls, which our dermestid beetles for sale at Kodiak Bones & Bugs Taxidermy can provide.

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