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    ALASKAN MOOSE SHOULDER MOUNT
    Alces alces gigas
    The Alaskan Yukon Moose is the largest in the world, weighing up to 1350 lb. This is a mature Bull with 11 points on one antler and 10 points on the other; both antlers have very nice palmation and the taxidermy quality is outstanding. The male drops his antlers after the mating season to conserve energy over the winter and regrows a new set the following spring; however, if he is castrated, accidentally or chemically, he will shed his current antlers and immediately regrow a new, misshapen set, often referred to as "devil's antlers" which it will keep without shedding for the rest of its life. Coupled with their impressive headgear, the meat of the Moose has less fat, less cholesterol, and is higher in protein than beef, making it a top-notch trophy for hunters from all over the world. This superb example projects 50¾ inches from the wall to his nose tip and measures 49¼ inches wide and 50 inches from the bottom of the brisket to the antler tops.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
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