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Tahr skull/horns question
Apr 26th, 2018 at 11:01pm
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Heading over in a few weeks for my first crack, with any luck I'll be bringing home a bull.

If I get lucky enough to get one, do inneed to anything special with skull or horns after caping out? Eg do inneed to remove horns etc??

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Re: Tahr skull/horns question
Reply #1 - Apr 28th, 2018 at 7:53pm
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If you are caping to have mounted, then taxidermist will remove horns from bases when you give to them. Just put in freezer with your head skin when you get home. If staying in a hut and wanting to just clean your skull up yourself , then boil and pop horns of the skull. Again you could do this at home. Horns do need to be removed and the membrane of bone cores removed to stop insects eating them years later. Might be a bit smelly but horns can be left on skulls for a week or two with out damage.
  
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Re: Tahr skull/horns question
Reply #2 - Apr 28th, 2018 at 7:58pm
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Just noted you are taking back to Aus. In this case will  have to be removed from skull before taking back. You better check at your end whats required , rules have become much stricter of late,  and unlikely to be able to just take back a boiled skull and salted hide any more.
  
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