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Elk Taxidermy Mount - 6 x 6 - SW4381


Mounted Elk Head Taxidermy for Sale

Taxidermy Buying GuideAn impressive 6 x 6 Elk taxidermy shoulder mount. Mounted with the head turned 90 degrees to the left. The mouth is open and bugling. The detailing on mouth and face is accurate. This Elk bull has a set of massively heavy 6 x 6 antlers.  Guaranteed to make a lasting impression.  The craftsmanship and expert detailing of this piece earn our taxidermy quality rating "Excellent." A nice hunting trophy for any collector or western decor piece.

Scientific Name: Cervus canadensis
Size: 56" tall x 53" wide 54" deep
Weight: 60 lbs.
Wall hanger is attached. Hangs from single, well-anchored bolt.
Ships in a secure wood crate.

About the Elk

A taxidermied Elk head mount looks great over the fireplace! Elk are also called wapiti, a Native American word that means "light-colored deer." Elk are related to deer but are much larger than most of their relatives. A bull elk's antlers may reach 4 feet above its head so that the animal towers 9 feet tall.
Bull elk lose their antlers each March, but they begin to grow them back in May in preparation for the late-summer breeding season. During the late summer breeding, season the bugling of bull elk echoes through the mountains. These powerful animals strip the velvet off their new antlers using them in violent clashes that determine who gets to mate with whom. Males with the bigger antlers, typically older animals, usually win these battles and dominate small herds.
Elk range in color from dark brown in winter to tan in summer and have a characteristic buff colored rump. The head, neck, belly, and legs are darker than both the back and sides. A dark shaggy mane hangs from the neck to the chest. With a thick body, short tail and long slender legs, mature elk stand almost five feet high at the shoulder. Big bulls can weigh as much as 1000 pounds.

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