Recently, we often hear that it is not ethical, morally low, and generally blasphemous to make stuffed animals from harvested wild animals. This question is among the questions about the prohibition of hunting in General as such. These postulates are deduced by people, as a rule, urban, forgetting that at present hunting is the only source of food for small peoples, including in Russia. For this purpose, there are even special privileges and privileges for these peoples in the field of hunting.
To understand the essence of contradictions, let’s touch on a little history. Translated from Latin, taxidermy literally means “skin treatment”. However, in the modern concept of taxidermy, this is just one of the stages in the manufacture of stuffed animals. Continue reading