Top of Texas Siberian Tiger

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  1. gizmo

    gizmo SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Legend

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    so a zoo up the road had this tiger die of natural causes. They brought it to us to have rugged. Here is the final product.
    It is a little over ten feet from the nose to tip of the tail. It weighed 600lbs even after being sick with cancer. IMG_2376.JPG IMG_2377.JPG IMG_2378.JPG IMG_2379.JPG IMG_2380.JPG IMG_2382.JPG
     

  2. LivingTheDream

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    That looks awesome! Nice work!
     
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  3. gizmo

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    Not everyday you get to work on one of them!
     
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    anyone know about how old it was?
     
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    I have the age on the paperwork but don't remember exactly. Old though for a tiger.
     

  7. edward

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    state of the art.
     
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  8. reedy0312

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    Very cool! Thanks for sharing!
     
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  9. Jody

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    Anybody else remember reading a news report about a guy creeping around a zoo with a high powered rifle a few months back????

    Looks great bud.

    Did you get to do the skull also or did they just bring you the hide?
     
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    It looks really good ! To bad they didn't spring for a full body mount!
     
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    Yes I did a Euro on the skull.
     

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    Not very many tiger rugs out there.
     
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    I bet that magician in Vegas has one after it attacked him!
     
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    Looks good.

    R.
     
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    Awesome, didn't realize they had blue eyes. Forrest
     
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    Great job Gizmo! One of a kind. I am a cat rug fan because it really shows off the patterns well. Rugs for the wall are my plan for my small Africa cats on my Sunset to Sunrise hunt.

    Have a good turkey season Gizmo.
     
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    Unusual to say the least. Thanks for sharing. I didn't realize that you were a Taxidermist. What other tricks do you have up your sleeve?
     

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    That's really cool Gizmo.

    I love cat rugs. If I ever do a lioness it would be rug instead of full mount.
     
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    Didn't you also do one for your friends Siegfried & Roy?!?!? LOL
     
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  20. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    That looks great. Excellent work Erik.
    Witold
     
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