Ralph Herrick

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Ralph Herrick
Born Ralph Dale Herrick
20 March 1922(1922-03-20)
Douglas, Wyoming
Died 1 January 2013 (90) [1]
Douglas, Wyoming
Known for Jackalope

Ralph Dale Herrick (March 20, 1922 - January 1, 2013) was an American taxidermist, popularly held to be the co-originator of the jackalope (with his brother Douglas Herrick), mounts of which he mass-produced and sold through retail outlets across the American Midwest through his company, Herrick's Big Horn Taxidermy.



  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Ralph D. Herrick, 2013; Burial, Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States of America, Douglas Park Cemetery; citing record ID 132022542, Find a Grave,