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Elk Taxidermy Mount - SW4769

SW4769

Mounted Elk Head Taxidermy for Sale - Hunting Trophy

Taxidermied Mounted Elk Head

Newly completed! 350 Class Bull Elk taxidermy mount. Mounted in a way to show off a lot of shoulder with a turn of the head to the right.  Accurate facial detailing. The hair is thick and colored in varying shades of brown. This mighty animal has a great set of 6 x 6 antlers with lots of mass. The outstanding taxidermy on this Elk earns our quality rating of "Premier." This magnificent animal will make a great addition to any hunting trophy room or lodge. 


Scientific Name: Cervus canadensis
Size: 66" tall x 45" wide x 48" deep.
Weight: 66 lbs.
Wall hanger is attached. Hangs from single, well-anchored bolt.
Ships in a secure wood crate.
Ships freight carrier for free!

About the Elk

Elk are also called wapiti, a Native American word that means "light-colored deer." Elk are related to deer but are much larger than most of their relatives. A bull elk's antlers may reach 4 feet above its head, so that the animal towers 9 feet tall.
Bull elk lose their antlers each March, but they begin to grow them back in May in preparation for the late-summer breeding season. During the late summer breeding season, the bugling of bull elk echoes through the mountains. These powerful animals strip the velvet off their new antlers using them in violent clashes that determine who gets to mate with whom. Males with the bigger antlers, typically older animals, usually win these battles and dominate small herds.
Elk range in color from dark brown in winter to tan in summer and have a characteristic buff-colored rump. The head, neck, belly, and legs are darker than both the back and sides. A dark shaggy mane hangs from the neck to the chest. With a thick body, short tail and long slender legs, mature elk stand almost five feet high at the shoulder. Big bulls can weigh as much as 1000 pounds.



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