Taxidermy

Taxidermists are making very weird art from dead animals

Taxidermy has come a long way since people first started preserving animal carcasses for observation, memoir and art. The field of alternative …

Taxidermy Shop - He's A Real Animal Lover

Taxidermy shop by Buby87<p>Some murderers focus on dismemberment and body part disposal, others find fashion inspiration in their victims so they try to …

Restaurant Gets Predictable Backlash After Hanging Taxidermy Cow From Ceiling

Etica is a new pizzeria in Australia that feels a Neapolitan pie is infinitely improved if eaten alongside a “thoughtful conversation” about “the …

Restaurants

Haight Street Creepy Object Shop 'Loved To Death' To Cease Taxidermy Sales

Loved To Death, the well-known taxidermy and oddities shop in the Upper Haight that is kind of like a more goth version of Paxton Gate, is shutting …

San Francisco

Citing Changing Times, 'Loved To Death' Killing Taxidermy Business

Three years after opening at 1685 Haight St., LTD—the Loved To Death gallery spinoff—is closed for business. The main shop will continue to operate …

San Francisco

Erik Tidemann Sculpts Big-Headed Creepazoids

Oslo-based artist Erik Tidemann has one sculpture that sums up everything. Animal Check List is a dangling cocoon made out of 33 taxidermy animals, …

Art

Deer 'trying to free his friend' breaks into taxidermy shop

July 21 (UPI) -- A North Carolina sheriff's deputy investigating a potential break-in at a taxidermy shop came face to face with the suspect: a deer …

Crime

For sale: Nightmare house filled with dolls, mannequins, and taxidermy

Here’s the good news: A gorgeous, five-bedroom house is for sale on a two-acre plot of land in Richmond, Texas. Here’s the bad news: It’s been …

Santa Claus

Meet The Others: Elle Kaye

<b>The Game Changers. The Rule Breakers. The Innovators. Discover some of the fantastic emerging talent showcasing their work at The Other Art …

Art

Hunting for Treasure in Brooklyn’s Coolest Prop House

Take a look at the eclectic wares of ACME.<p>Walking into Brooklyn’s ACME Studio you have to pass a TV—displaying static and embellished with disco …

Culture

Taxidermy owls, monkeys and echidnas are being repaired back to glory at a London museum

There’s something funny-looking about the Grant Museum of Zoology’s taxidermy long-eared owl. An otherwise very well-preserved specimen, it wears a …

Nothing But a Pigeon Takes Taxidermy in a Crafty Direction

Nothing But a Pigeon turns traditional taxidermy on its head with cute crocheted creations (Credit: Taylor Hart)<p>The name, Nothing But A Pigeon, is a …

Crochet

Going inside the Super Bowl of taxidermy in Peoria

The World Taxidermy Championships, a Super Bowl for handy people obsessed with bringing the dead back to some semblance of life, happened earlier this month. It has been held every other year since 1983, and attracts about 1,000 taxidermists from several countries, vying for $36,000 in prize …

Specimen of the Week 290: The awful Bosc monitor lizard

Taxidermy Bosc monitor lizard. LDUCZ-X1314Taxidermy appears to being going through a period of popularity at the moment. Hipsters and fans of …

UK Universities

Inside a taxidermy shop

In Western Colorado, bringing “life” to freeze-framed wild animals.

Philly Is Celebrating Obscura Day Right with Taxidermy, Insects, Crypts, and Off-Limit Prisons

It’s the best day of the year if you love obscure and weird history! This Saturday is Obscura...

Philadelphia

The great British taxidermy heist: The animals are back, but the theft is still a mystery by The World - Listen to music

Great British Bake Off

Is it Time for Taxidermy Decor to Die Off (Pun Intended)?

Some interior designers seem to think so.<p>Ask a group of people what they think of taxidermy as home decor and you'll get a <i>lot</i> of opinions. Some folks …

Home Decorating

Why This Taxidermist Will Never Stuff Your Dead Pet

At six years old, Brent Nearpass would wake up at the crack of dawn to fill a five-gallon bucket with dandelions—for the bears. It was his first job. His parents knew the owners of the local zoo in Red Lodge, Montana, where he collected feed each morning for the bears in captivity. By the time …

Nepenthes Releases a Taxidermy Filled 2017 Spring/Summer Editorial

Highlighting its brother label South2 West8.<p>American and Japanese retailer NEPENTHES has had a prolific year so far, having come out with a slew of collaborations and debuting its newest workwear brand AïE earlier this month. In its latest editorial titled ” Set North,” NEPENTHES highlights its …

For Men

Reimagining Life With Rachel Ahern of Weird City Taxidermy

Nine-Tailed Fox (Credit: Weird City Taxidermy)<p>Rachel Ahern isn’t interested in hunting, but reimagining creatures back to life through the art of …

Emotions

Best Unexpected Pieces to Add to Your Wall Gallery

Visually appealing.<p>Long gone are the days of hanging a picture or two on your wall and calling it a ‘’decorating day.’’ Today, dressing your gallery wall is similar to how you’d dress yourself in order to reflect your personal fashion sense. In fact, girls (and guys) are opting for a series of …

Home Decorating

The women upending taxidermy's stuffy 'secret men's society'

Taxidermy was once an exclusive men's club, but women are leading a new generation of art-focused enthusiasts.<p>Exhibit A is Brittany Porter, 22, whose …

Australian News

Student turns dead animals into pencil cases to sell online

<b>A student has spark</b><b>ed outrage after using his design skills to turn dead animals into pencil cases and then selling them online.</b><p>Jack Devaney, 22, was …

Banned

Yes, You Can Take A Rat Taxidermy Class

fullscreen<p>Taxidermy classes are nothing new, but in these hygge-seekingl times, DIY times, many people want to roll up their sleeves and stuff their …

New York City

What’s with San Francisco’s Taxidermy Obsession?

Some bars to check out if you’re trying to get a head.<p>After spending time in SOMA, I often ponder one of life’s greatest mysteries: why do so many …

San Francisco Bay Area

Gotta Love That Taxidermy Vibe—Or Not?

Why do so many bars in SOMA have the same stuffed heads? Maybe it’s because hipsters love taxidermy. Remember the anthropomorphic mouse craze or the …

San Francisco Bay Area

Mythical Unicorn Taxidermy Trophy Knitting Kit

Firebox is featuring a Knit Your Own Unicorn Trophy kit that allows you to dabble in a little magic while knitting your very own mythical unicorn …

Unicorns

Behind taxidermy display halls are lots of donors of (unsolicited) dead animals

David Skelly returned to his desk one day to find a two-headed snapping turtle in a mayonnaise jar. “I still don’t know where that came from,” says Skelly, director of Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History.<p>For years, Skelly brought the turtle to elementary schools as a teaching tool, …

Lifestyle

The Dr. Seuss Collection of Unorthodox Taxidermy

Everyone knows the work of Dr. Seuss, great American poet, illustrator, children's book author...and taxidermist of things that don't exist.