Frequently Asked Questions...
WHERE ARE WE SITUATED?
Tragelaphus Taxidermy is situated on our family owned farm just outside of Northam, Limpopo South-Africa.
HOW DO MY TROPHIES GET TO TRAGELAPHUS TAXIDERMY?
This is a very important question as it lies at the core of our business, 99% of the time the owner/representative of Tragelaphus Taxidermy will come over and visit the clients right in camp the last night before they depart back home to discuss any questions/requests and discuss how the process works from there on out up until the trophies arrives back to your home, there after trophies are loaded and transported to Tragelaphus Taxidermy.
HOW DOES MY OUTFITTER AND TAXIDERMY ENSURE I GET "MY" TROPHIES?
1st step- The outfitter tags all trophies under you the clients name, whether it is a cape, scull, back skin , flat skin of full skin.
2nd step- Upon receival of trophies at Tragelaphus Taxidermy every trophy gets logged into our register and receives a number under you the clients name where after your trophies gets re-tagged, they get re-tagged because most of our African animals horns gets pulled off the scull after the boiling and cleaning process, every piece needs to be tagged to ensure the right horns and tusks gets to you the client .
HOW LONG WILL I WAIT FOR MY TROPHIES TO BE COMPLETED?
Taxidermy turnaround time : 8-10months.
Dip/pack turnaround time : 3 months.
HOW DO I COMMUNICATE WITH TRAGELAPHUS TAXIDERMY?
The most common way of communication is via e-mail.
However we can always be reached by telephone.
HOW DO I GET MY TROPHIES BACK TO MY HOME COUNTRY?
Upon completion of your trophies all necessary export documentation would already have been applied for. The shipping company comes over and crates all trophies on site where as they will be in thurther communication with you to arrange for shipping, either by airfreight or cargo ship. The shipping company we primarily use Zingela Forwarders are very helpful in this matter and provides an excellent service.
HOW DO I PAY TRAGELAPHUS TAXIDERMY?
We only accept wire transferred funds or payment by cash