That's a cool and amazing picture of an animal most of us never see. Thanks for sharing the pictures for sure. Did you take them yourself? That would be a great experience to be there and get those shots in such a place.
Yes, great photos of a snow leaopard. Obviously I have not seen them in person, but I have seen some wonderful footage of them, and they are beautiful creatures. I think it was the "Planet Earth" series that had some footage of them in the mountains over there, chasing Ibex or some goat like critter. Fittingly enough, it was snowing, which made the scene all the more surreal.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...