Art of taxidermy is growing in popularity
POSTED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 12:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Javier Jerez and Eddie Ruiz are not your typical business owners.
They work in taxidermy, a skill they have developed for more than 20-years.
"When I was really young I wanted to mount my own stuff, but of course when you were a child you really didn't have the money to do it, so that is what really got me into it," Jerez says.
From elks, sheep, fish and all different mount, they have done much of it, and their work requests continue to grow.
"I had a customer who called and said his son's guinea pig had passed away and had preserved it and they are actually going to pick that up this week," says Ruiz.
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