Saturday, July 16, 2011

Nothing Is Certain But Death and Bad Taxidermy

Lion

Red Fox

Red Fox

Fell Terrier?

Monkey

These pictures are from a Danish fellow who has created a Facebook page that brings us “Dårligt udstoppede dyr,” or “Badly Stuffed Animals.”

Taxidermied freak.
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8 comments:

Kate Price said...

thank you for making me laugh out loud!

Viatecio said...

After shuddering at the legacy of these poor animals, I laughed too! I have to admit though, that red fox table is really creative, even if I can't get over the fact that the legs and body were essentially tossed out--what a waste.

K9-CRAZY said...

Hilarious, the first fox being my favorite.

YesBiscuit! said...

Had you not captioned the first one, I would have been at a total loss.

PBurns said...

The bench fox may be a roadkill creation by an art student. A lot of fox killed on the road have fine tails and heads, but are wrecked im the middle by vehicle impact.

The lion taxidermy at top was a skin shipped from Africa at a time when most people had no idea what a lion looked like. With just a skin, and no mold or pictures, you can put up an animal that bears very little resemblance to what is found in nature.

jen said...

I feel a little guilty that I love that fox table.

3Laiki said...

Notice the 'bloomers' on the rear legs of the bench fox. I think that's the funniest part!

FrogDogz said...

I read this post the same day that I finished "Beatrice and Virgil", by Yann Martel.

Which is pretty random, but. How often in the same day do you read so much about taxidermy?

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