Recommended Taxidermist in the Eastern Cape Area of South Africa

Christina Nyczepir

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After two and a half years, my trophies have finally arrived home from my first hunt in South Africa in 2012. Sadly, due to a family tragedy of the original taxidermist who was suppose to just dip and ship the trophies to the U.S., there was a hold-up in receiving them. Thanks to Andrew Pringle of Crusader Safaris (our Outfitter for this hunt) and Henry Baskerville of Safaris Unlimited, the trophies were finally retrieved. The group I was with made the decision to go ahead and have the trophies mounted there in SA. Needless to say, I was a bit concerned. But I am happy to say we are all pretty thrilled with the work done by African Wildlife Artistry located in the Eastern Cape. Just thought I would share the photos. The only animal I did not have mounted was the warthog I shot. I had his tusks made into bottle openers to give to my sons. Just thrilled to finally have them and to see my great room evolving into an Africa room.
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They do look very nice indeed and I know how it feels to finally get them home. Congrats looks like your Africa room is well on it's way.
 

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They do look very nice indeed and I know how it feels to finally get them home. Congrats looks like your Africa room is well on it's way.
Wonderful way to put it....."on it's way". I have plenty of wall space still left. LOL! ;)
 

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Just be careful I used to have plenty of room left too. I built a trophy room and removed all my mounts from the living room, so that my wife could have it back, but that didn't last too long. Now there is a zebra and a pair of pronghorns in the living room to great all our guests. She says she doesn't mind though, she thinks they are pretty.
 

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Just be careful I used to have plenty of room left too. I built a trophy room and removed all my mounts from the living room, so that my wife could have it back, but that didn't last too long. Now there is a zebra and a pair of pronghorns in the living room to great all our guests. She says she doesn't mind though, she thinks they are pretty.

That's why I bought another house with an open foyer. LOL!
 

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That's why I bought another house with an open foyer. LOL!
That's great, nothing says welcome to my home quite like mounted animals hanging in the foyer.:)
 

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That's great, nothing says welcome to my home quite like mounted animals hanging in the foyer.:)

True dat! The elk in my avatar is above the front door. I love to see people's reaction when they come in and eventually look up!

WP, your room and trophies look simply wonderful!


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Nice high ceilings in the Africa room.
Congrats you finally have some trophies on the wall.
More to come for sure...
 

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They look nice, the house looks beautiful.
 

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