One thing I've definitely learned from this forum is how much I DON'T know. Taxidermy being one of the many subjects I'm just now beginning to learn about. I looked and don't see a thread about what all should be considered in a taxidermist, especially for african mounts. So what questions should be asked and what should be considered? Here are a few of the questions I've come up with, many of which I don't know the answer to yet: What to look for when viewing mounts? Are the hides tanned and by what method? Advantages of completing taxidermy in Africa vs at home? Shipping costs for each method? If done in Africa is it easier to purchase a pedestal at home so that money can be saved on shipping? What is a reasonable turn around time? Etc... I'm sure there are many other questions that I haven't asked. Just trying to get something started as this is something I want to do right.