A life-like taxidermy and taxidermy mounts of stuffed animals are usually of living organisms which have died and have been preserved in order to be put on display on a mount to create life-like taxidermy. Life-like taxidermy mounts are very popular among hunters which wish to display their catches on taxidermy mounts in which to brag. Life-like taxidermy can be of a multitude of species such as wildlife, birds and fish. The most popular life-like taxidermy in South Africa are of wildlife trophies which are mounts of preserved animals.
A life-like taxidermy mount placed within a home makes the interior decoration an experience as though you are walking through the bush filled with wild animals. Life-like taxidermy also allows people to come close to animals which they would never be able to approach under normal circumstances. Life-like taxidermy can be used in research activity as well as animals placed on a life-like taxidermy mount can be studied up close.
Life-like taxidermy is of preserved or stuffed animals which has been posed in a certain way by the taxidermist in order to display the key features of the animal on the taxidermy mount. Life-like taxidermy mounts can be used for many purposes such as the many taxidermist mounts which are placed in museums and those life-like taxidermy mounts used as decoration in a home.