Thank you for your e-mail in regards to a tanned wolf hide you recently
purchased on the net. The powder you found on the underside could be salt or
talc or dry preservative. Cal the seller and ask. Wipe the hide down
quarterly using Mount Shield. This is our stock #RD216 and sells for $9.79.
This will help you avoid moths.
W A S C O -- Wildlife Artist Supply Company
Toll-Free 1-800-334-8012 -- Office: 770-267-3625 -- Fax: 770-267-8970
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jess" <jessmadsen@...>
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 1:21 PM
Subject: [taxidermy] Question from a newbie
> I purchased a tanned wolf hide over the net, and I have a few
> questions about it. I am not at all familiar with taxidermy and hide
> tanning. My wolf hide has some sort of powder on the underside that
> comes off when you touch it. I am just curious as to what this is,
> and what its purpose is. Also, is there anything I should be doing
> as far as basic regular care and upkeep to keep this hide in good
> Thanks for any help you can give this novice...
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