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The art of preparing, preserving, and mounting the skins of animals so as to represent their natural appearance, as for cabinets.

Origin: Gr. An arranging, arrangement (fr. To arrange) _ a skin, from to skin: cf. F. Taxidermie. See Tactics, Tear.

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... to be seperated and decreases their production. Being in a different genus has no effect on the productivity of any species. Just remember that taxidermy is just labels us humans place on different species. In the natural world, taxidermy's ONLY function is to allow humans to separate areas ...

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by biostudent84
Thu Dec 23, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Genetic Diversity in Cheetahs
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