Taxidermy Bongo Full Mount

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  1. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR AH Veteran

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    Taxidermy Bongo, they don't get more beautiful.......
    And it is for sale. Took a third place at the WORLD Taxidermy Championship with a score of 97. Horns are 34"

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  2. arizona

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    amazing! great work on a beautiful animal
     
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    Stunningly, beautiful!
     
  4. Diamondhitch

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    Gorgeous. Congrats on your 3rd in world, not a small acomplishment.
     
  5. BRICKBURN

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    Congratulations on the award Dennis.

    You have to mount these guys showing those stripes.

    Bongo and LD Eland pictures this morning, you guys are killing me.
     
  6. firehuntfish

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    Dennis,

    What could the judges possibly have deducted the 3 points for?? Amazing work!!
     
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    Great work Dennis. I did go to your website and when I clicked mounts for sale it took me to ebay, None the less that is some fantastic work. Congrats
     
  8. Diamondhitch

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    I would be interested too. With the caliber of Taxis competing in the masters division most deductions will be imperceptable to all but the closest scrutiny and anatomical knowledge, these things are won and lost on 1/2 of a point. Could be something as simple as a single stitch the judge could feel or see or any amount of minutia that deducts 1/2-1 point, or the judge may just not like a particular species or not have as good of knowledge of certain species so he judges it more harshly than another. Or despite deserving a higher score another entry may simply be slightly better for whatever reason that the scoresheet does not reflect so that mount would be scored higher to edge out the other. As with any judged competition it all hinges on personal opinion.
     
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    Stunning. You should be very proud.
     
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    If that's 3rd place, the 1st and 2nd place winners mounts must have still had a pulse. Absolutely stunning, well done. Really, do the judges want it to blink when they touch the eye???
     
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    Even if they did blink, there can still only be 1 1st place. If you want to see how much this subject raises the hackles of Taxis just go onto Taxidermy Net forums and search for competition judging. Alot of relevant concerns, ideas, questions and general bitching! LOL
     

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