August 11, 2009

Mount My Squirrel

Local taxidermist Rick Nadeau has a lot of fun with his "little buddies." Read the full story here. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
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Even squirrels like a little Texas Hold 'Em, no?
Even squirrels like a little Texas Hold 'Em, no?
Really... what's there to say about this little guy?
Really... what's there to say about this little guy?
Rick's wife, Chris Nadeau, is getting involved. She made this chef outfit for this fine creature.
Rick's wife, Chris Nadeau, is getting involved. She made this chef outfit for this fine creature.
The mouth stays pinned shut while drying to prevent the skin from moving.
The mouth stays pinned shut while drying to prevent the skin from moving.
Rick with one of his friends.
Rick with one of his friends.
This squirrel can hang so it looks like it's crawling down your wall... nice.
This squirrel can hang so it looks like it's crawling down your wall... nice.
Rick's living room. Deer plates, a little military squirrel and a coyote head above the fish tank.
Rick's living room. Deer plates, a little military squirrel and a coyote head above the fish tank.
Heads and butts drying on the kitchen table.
Heads and butts drying on the kitchen table.
A pre-formed hide.
A pre-formed hide.
Rick created new teeth of sorts for this lucky little guy.
Rick created new teeth of sorts for this lucky little guy.