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WVU auctioning off huge taxidermy collection Tuesday; professor says it's museum-worthy
Reported by: Associated Press
Monday, October 7, 2013 2:05 AM EDT
A huge taxidermy collection donated to West Virginia University is being auctioned off this week as part of a continuing fund-raising campaign.
Money raised from the sale will support wildlife and fisheries students, and help the museum build and expand displays.
Registration begins 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Ruby Community Center at Mylan Park in Morgantown. Auctioneers will start the bidding at 5 p.m.
Professor Jim Anderson calls the condition of many of the animals "exquisite" and says they're worthy of museums.
Some will remain on display at WVU.