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The Artistic Stuffing of Animals
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Yetis and Unicorns: Rogue Taxidermy Heaven

Yetis and Unicorns: Rogue Taxidermy Heaven | Taxidermy | Scoop.it
From the outside, it's an unremarkable industrial warehouse, home to Duke's Auction House. But the stench of turpentine marks it out from the other buildings on the Grove Industrial Estate in Dorchester, Dorset. It's the first clue that inside lurks a haven of Victorian taxidermy.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1265284/Yetis-unicorns-flying-kittens-Inside-worlds-zaniest-zoo.html#ixzz1bEBiMvIE

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Enjoyable Museum Signs: "This Object has been Removed"

Enjoyable Museum Signs: "This Object has been Removed" | Taxidermy | Scoop.it

This cheeky series of signs were designed by Christina Davis and Jen Bervin to be placed among the specimens at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. The installation was part of the annual HMNH event “Bizarre Animals: An Evening of Contemporary Art Interventions” during which artists present works in response to the museum’s collections.

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Crossdressing Animals

The Animal Crossdressing project grew out of a 5-week residency in summer 2001 at Caribbean Contemporary Arts (CCA) on the island of Trinidad. While visiting the Emperor Valley Zoo in Port of Spain one day, I met the zoo keeper who was in charge of the snakes.

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Ethiopian Natural History Museum

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This museum is clearly dated. This style of taxidermy and diorama's seems to have gone out of style in newer museums and exhibits around the world. The taxidermied creatures show their age, as old taxidermied creatures do.

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