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Garrett Sunram has done roughly 1,000 deer heads during his time as a taxidermist in Detroit Lakes. Although deer and fish make up the bulk of his business, Sunram says he has worked on animals from every continent except Australia. African mounts are also a specialty for him. Paula Quam/Tribune

DL taxidermist takes over father’s business

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When Garrett Sunram was only 8 years old, his stuffed animal was a little different than most.

We got a pair of stillborn mountain lions from the zoo…they were just tiny little things,” said Sunram, who, along with his brother, stuffed those mountain lions. Dad helped.


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