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Platypus Mount

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by creepers, May 7, 2021.

  1. creepers

    creepers natural history preparator

    Hi all , a few pics of a platypus I mounted for the national park service here in Australia.Also some pictures of the processI used. 20200522_091021.jpg 20200522_181139.jpg FB_IMG_1601807904682.jpg 20200522_181139.jpg 20200817_142315.jpg 20200817_162537.jpg 20200820_123853.jpg
     

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  2. ARUsher

    ARUsher Well-Known Member

    Pretty cool. Good work!
     
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  3. drob

    drob Active Member

    Nice!!! I'm hoping to do a platypus re-creation soon.
     
  4. Beautiful. Did you use replica bill so the real skull is preserved?
     
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  5. Great Skulls

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  6. Dave York

    Dave York Well-Known Member

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  7. byrdman

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    made from water furbearers with cast bill and feet
     

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  8. creepers

    creepers natural history preparator

    Yes, its a cast flex silicone bill cast from the real bill as they are quite detailed and very soft and plump.
     
  9. drob

    drob Active Member

    Beautiful ! Can't wait to get started.
     
  10. byrdman

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    I think I still have the bill molds
     
  11. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Nope. Not at all. It is a toy doll made by a talented artist.
     
  12. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Thanks for sharing that. Very cool. And the large, detailed pictures you shared are a plus too.
     
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  13. byrdman

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    what big eyes you have
     
  14. creepers

    creepers natural history preparator

    Your very welcome, a picture is worth a thousand words