Will kit fox form fit a grey fox?

Submitted by Amy Ritchie-Carter on 8/15/06 at 8:04 AM. ( Amy@Amystaxidermy.com ) 66.156.208.64

Hi guys, I've mounted a lot of foxes but never swapped out a different species' form, or done a kit fox.

Now I have a small grey fox - 2 x 10 x 20. Too large to fit McKenzie's "pup" form, but too small to fit any of the other large adult sizes.

There is a kit fox form that I really like, that is 2 x 10 x 18 3/4. So the measurements would fit.. How does the anatomy of a kit fox differ from a young grey fox?

I need to order this form soon so please let me know as soon as possible if anyone can answer this question.. THANKS!

Amy

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Amy

This response submitted by Becky P on 8/15/06 at 9:41 AM. ( ) 205.188.116.68

I mounted a grey fox on a kit fox form once. It turned out fine. It was in a lying down pose so that would possibly hide some anatomy differences. It was also a customer mount, don't think I would try it for competition unless you take all the carcass measurements and adjust the form as necessary. BP


Amy

This response submitted by Jim B on 8/15/06 at 11:09 AM. ( ) 64.12.117.9

I think that's a good choice.Kit and gray foxes are about as close a match as you'll find.Any differences are probably too slight to worry about.Use your skin to tell you if anything needs to be changed.


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