Yes. If it was caped for a pedestal that didn't leave much for backskin. I won't shoot a zebra but if I ever did I would only have the backskin done.When we went to Africa in 2012, I got a really nice zebra stallion. I had them cape it so I could do a pedestal mount and kept the back skin of the cape to get tanned. I realized when we got home that I really don’t have room for a zebra pedestal and never got it mounted. The tanned back skin looks great draped over the electric fireplace. I always regret not getting the whole thing tanned or a flat skin like you mentioned.
That would be a good choice. Those colors shouldn't fade as much as some of the more gawdy birds. Only bird I would consider is blue goose. Show their backside especially.I have two nice whitetail shoulder mounted and don't think I will do more. I like them, but space and fitting the decor is tough, and a euro works just as well for me.
I am thinking about a drake pintail. I know, it is a bird, not a mammal. But dang, those things are gorgeous.
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I have to agree. Goats don't make great euros. Pronghorn are also a bit of a challenge. Either the nose sticks straight out into the room or the horns do (also a problem with muley euros). Generally I prefer the naked look for euro mounts but pronghorn require a pedestal or angled platform.