I: Taxidermy of small rodents - SimMasto.org
Taxidermy of small rodents
history and illustrated methodology
In order to build up a rodent specimen collection, particularly useful for taxonomic
study, one proceeds with taxidermic (stuffing) tasks.
- The webpage below provides information on nature and history of the discipline
as well as on the equipment required and the different stages of the recommended
- The slideshow proposes a quick illustrated overview of the stuffing steps of a striped
ground squirrel (Xerus erythropus).
striped ground squirrel
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discipline or approach,
Method and technique,
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Source:Sow, A. (2007) and Niang, Y. (2009)Internship reports on training courses in taxidermy at the IRD of Bamako. IRD-CBGP, Rapp. Multigr., 10 and 8 p.
Knowledge: no 032
, type: expertise
, posted: 2010-05-21
, proposed by:Sarr, Nathalie and Laurent Granjon (IRD-CBGP)