Friday, February 8, 2013
A rare, albino Rocky Mountain elk is lifted from its stand at Roger's Taxidermy in Lakewood, Pierce County by Josh Schulze, left, a student of the craft; Larry Hurley, a friend of the shop owner; and Erik Bergren, an employee. The elk was shot in 1951at the Colorado-Wyoming border by Ronald Roth's uncle. It's been in a freezer since then. It took two weeks to stuff the elk estimated at 800-pounds and now less than 200-pounds after taxidermy. The stand weights about 100-pounds. It will part of the owner's personal collection.
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