Still in the Food Chain

You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.

Will Rogers

The average time for a carving is about four-and-a-half hours, and that most pieces will last five days if kept moist and refrigerated.  The average cost is US$50 - 200.

Or - you COULD try your hand at it yourself carefully using an exacto knife...

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Would you prefer to start on something simpler?

Sources: zwire.com/site for text and familyfun.go.com for the small illustrations.  You might try that site for instructions on how to make the simpler items to get you started.  They suggest:

bulletEyes and Noses: Peas, corn niblets, carrot rounds, black olives, black beans, cereal, nuts, seeds or raisins.
bulletHair: Broccoli or cauliflower florets, grapes, fresh dill or parsley, or cooked fusilli or other curly pasta.
bulletLegs: Thin celery or carrot strips or pretzel sticks.
bulletGlues: Peanut butter, mayonnaise, cream cheese, jelly, yogurt, catsup, mustard, pizza sauce or honey.

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