Ahh, sweet, bloody, slimy bowl of intestines, organs, blood and bones in the morning! The pay may be lousy, the rewards scarce, but the gore, ah the gore! The gory life of a taxidermist is for you!
Oh, all right. The glory.
Achieving a personal best is deeply satisfying for a hobbyist. Seeing your work displayed in a natural history museum or preserving valuable, nearly extinct species or simply encouraging the next generation to appreciate wildlife they might not see in real life.
Or you could invent something entirely new, like the guy who sells fake Bald Eagles with remote controlled heads.