Stunning hybrid animals that could only exist with taxidermy

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 11 April 2014

According to Stephen Paternite, his taxidermy sculptures allow him to experiment with, and document evolution. The fascinating works combine materials either found in their natural environments or purchased through taxidermy supply, fuse natural parts like claws, skulls, feathers and antlers with other forms to create new hybrid animal species. The one of the robocat — […]

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Christmas gift idea: a taxidermy mice chess set

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 16 December 2013

This one will set the bar in terms of Christmas gift uniqueness and unpredictability. I’ll bet my entire house that your friends and family won’t be able to guess what’s inside the box with this taxidermied mice chess set. The set, which includes 16 light coloured mice and 16 dark mice, is sold (Or was. Someone actually bought it, you guys!) by Etsy user TheCurious13 for $450.

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Paxton Gate: a taxidermy store in San Francisco

Ben Frost Reader Find

By Ben Frost in Cool Travel on Tuesday 13 September 2011

I went into this taxidermy store today in the Mission, San Francisco. There’s something appealing about dead stuffed animals trying to look cute.

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