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Conservationist and taxidermist Carl Akeley poses beside a leopard he killed with his bare hands, Ethiopia, 1896.

After discovering it was near impossible to learn taxidermy in Australia, Natalie Delaney-John sets out to share her passion with others via DIY kits and seminars<p>As an artform, it’s outdated. As a learning aid, it’s woefully crude. As a home furnishing, it’s a family heirloom – or <i>so</i> 2014. What’s a …

Meet the taxidermists who count Damien Hirst among their greatest fans

Think of taxidermy and what do you picture? Crumbly old country pubs with stags’ heads on the wall? Musty specimens in glass cases in provincial museums? An old tabby cat that has been preserved because it was a favourite of your aunt’s? Well think again. Taxidermy can also be pure art – and these …

Desiigner's Panda Mask Was Made by a Taxidermy Artist [Exclusive]

We spoke to taxidermy artist Kate Clark, who made the rapper's custom mask for his "Panda" music video.<p>The words, "I got broads in Atlanta," today is a sign that whereever you are—a house party, the club, alone in the parking lot of a Whole Foods—things are about to get turnt. The immediately …

Taxidermy, Matchbooks, and Satire Meet in One Show

A three-person show at the beinArt Gallery in Australia has us curious.<p><i>The Samurai - Akio Mamoru, Lucia Mocnay, Ethically sourced fox fur, glass, vintage samurai costume – bone, metal, textiles, paper. 46 x 30 x 28 cm (18.1" x 11.8" x 11").Images courtesy the beinArt Gallery.</i><p>A mishmash of …

Still life: Darwin, Sinke & van Tongeren's artful taxidermy at Jamb

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Homepage | The Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project

<i>"I begin to feel rather dissatisfied with a mere local collection - little is to be learnt by it. I shd like to take some one family, to study</i> …

Centenario de Alfred Russel Wallace - Debate Darwin - Wallace (Eugenio Andrade y Joao Muñoz Durán)

David Attenborough and Bill Bailey, Alfred Russel Wallace Statue Unveiling

Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life Trailer

Alfred Russel Wallace

Island Adventurer: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Quest for the Origin of Species

Bill Bailey on Alfred Russel Wallace | Natural History Museum

A. R. Wallace: The Other Guy to Discover Natural Selection | Op-Docs | The New York Times

Alfred Russel Wallace, Sejarah Nusantara, The Malay Archipelago, Yogyakarta: IndoLiterasi,2015, iv+856 hlm, 15x23 cm, 199.000

Attenborough - The Forgotten Story of Alfred Russel Wallace

The Forgotten Voyage: Alfred Russel Wallace and his discovery of evolution by natural selection

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Metamorphosis of the Insects of Surinam, Maria Sibylla Merian - The Cottonian Collection

Flora, fauna and fortitude: the extraordinary mission of Maria Sibylla Merian

Three hundred years after her journey into the South American rainforest to observe its plants and insects, Merian’s vibrant paintings are to go on public display. An exquisite response to nature, they reveal an artist ahead of her time<p>In the history of art there are few more singular practitioners …

Maria Merian’s Butterflies: The Illustrated Story of How a 17th-Century Woman Forever Changed the Course of Science Through Art

While putting together the annual omnibus of the year’s best children’s books, I was reminded of how woefully rare inspired children’s books about science are in our culture — as rare, perhaps, as are homages to pioneering female scientists and celebrations of the intersection of art and science. …

This is your brain on selfies: The science of self-portraits, faces, art and the mind

The same part of the brain that processes art deals with facial recognition, too<p>Let’s start with one of art history’s great quotations, attributed to René Magritte: “A face isn’t a face unless it’s facing you.” I’ll get back to you on that, but first, a brief foray into Bosnian standup comedy.<p>A …

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

Art, Science, and Butterfly Metamorphosis: How a 17th-Century Woman Laid the Foundations of Modern Entomology

At a time when women in science were a rarity, German-born naturalist and illustrator <b>Maria Sibylla Merian</b> (April 2, 1647–January 13, 1717) did for the study of insects what pioneering fossil-hunter Mary Anning did for paleontology and egg collector and scientific illustrator Genevieve Jones did for …

Natural Causes

Jeremy Johnson turned his self-taught taxidermy hobby into Meddling with Nature, a full-service anatomical and educational enterprise that embraces …

Women are killing it in taxidermy

July 01, 2016 | 1:20 PM<p>Koti Warner, 33, is trying to put a bird’s head back together again.<p>“I just put the eyeballs in the skull and then, when you do that, you have to turn it inside out,” said Warner, a microbiologist from Orange County. “I’m pulling the neck skin down over its skull. It’s just …

Textiles, trinkets and taxidermy: Anabela Chan's designs at Les Ateliers Courbet

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Cock locked

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