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Possumlope spotted in Saratoga

Distant relative of jackalope found at Koyoty Sports

 

March 11, 2020

Joshua Wood

The infamous possumlope in the process of being taxidermied.

For a brief amount of time, Koyoty Sports & Trophy Room Taxidermy in downtown Saratoga will be home to the world's first and, so far, only possumlope. According to co-owner Warden Patzer, one of his customers recently came in with a possum he had harvested and the original intention was to turn it into a shoulder mount.

"We tanned the hide and it came out really good," said Warden. "So, I called him up and asked him if he wanted to do a life-size mount. He said, 'I don't care if you put fangs on it.'"

With permission to be a little off-the-wall, Warden's son Forrest Patzer decided to be...



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