Originally Posted by bigbossman
I've never seen a live one, but the Carrizo Plains Visitor's Center has a mounted one on display.
The curator told me that it was found dead, and collected. It took something like 15 years to get the DFG to issue a permit to keep it, mount it, and set it up for display. In the meantime, it was kept in cold storage until disposition was decided.
Think of all those government employees who were able to justify their jobs, during that 15 year span.