Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Taxidermy Tuesday A Mule Deer Shoulder Mount

In Animals > Taxidermy > Show & Tell.
rocker-sd's loves17 of 1802Lillian Nordica Coke signLouis Vuitton vintage wardrobe steamer truck from the 1900's
Love it
Like it

valentino97valentino97 loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
bobby725bobby725 loves this.
iggyiggy loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
BrunswickBrunswick loves this.
fattytailfattytail loves this.
elanskielanski loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
yougottahavestuffyougottahavestuff loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
rocker-sdrocker-sd loves this.
See 12 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 1 year ago

    (2471 items)

    This guy has been hanging on my wall for about 6 years and has never been posted so here goes. This is either a 4, 8 or 10 point deer depending on the system used. The west coast system only counts the points on the side that has the least points and not the 2 points in the center. The east coast system counts the points on both sides but not the center points and vestigial points. The eBay (unofficial) system counts everything that can be considered a point and that is my proffered system. It is simple so let's go with that.
    Now for how to ID a mule deer is by how the antlers branch out. With a mule deer the antlers will branch out from the different points. A white tail has the antlers all come off from a main branch as seen in the last photo. Also a mule deer has big ears like a mule. A white tail has a white tail but this is not usually seen in a mount.

    See all
    Large Glass Dome , for Clock or Taxidermy
    Large Glass Dome , for Clock or Tax...
    BIG 182" Whitetail Deer Antlers Horn Deer Skull Mount Taxidermy Rack Man Cave
    BIG 182" Whitetail Deer Antlers...
    154 North Dakota Whitetail Deer Sheds Antlers Horns
    154 North Dakota Whitetail Deer She...
    Dark Massive Monster 288 Whitetail Shed 38pt Antler Horn Deer Mount Taxidermy
    Dark Massive Monster 288 Whitetail ...
    Large Glass Dome , for Clock or Taxidermy
    Large Glass Dome , for Clock or Tax...
    See all


    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      He's so handsome and impressive. Appreciate the distinction between mule deer and white tail, great info
    2. OLECODY OLECODY, 12 months ago
      Nice mount sure looks like a whitetail to me just by the antlers
    3. fortapache fortapache, 12 months ago
      Thank you very much Newfld.

      Thank you very much keramikos. OK we will use the eBay system.

      Thank you very much OLECODY. The last photo is a whitetail.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.