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    • History of Taxidermy

    • Taxidermy, or the process of preserving animal skin together with its feathers, fur, or scales, is an art whose existence has been short compared to forms such as painting, sculpture, and music. The word derives from two Greek words: taxis, meaning order, preparation, and arrangement and derma, meaning skin. Directly t ... Read »


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    • Taxidermy

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      Taxidermy (from the Greek for arrangement of skin) is the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals (especially vertebrates) for display (e.g., as hunting trophies or museum display) or for other sources of study (like species identification) or simply the preservation of a beloved pet. Taxidermy ca ... Read »


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    • Barry (dog)

    • Barry

      Barry der Menschenretter (1800–1814), also known as Barry, was a dog of a breed which was later called the St. Bernard that worked as a mountain rescue dog in Switzerland for the Great St Bernard Hospice. He predates the modern St. Bernard, and was lighter built than the modern breed. He has been described as the ... Read »


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    • Coleman Frog

    • The Coleman Frog is a 19 kilograms (42 lb) taxidermy frog on display at the Fredericton Region Museum in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It was previously owned by a man named Fred Coleman, who ran a nearby lodge in the 1880s. The frog was captured from Killarney Lake, at which time it weighed 7.3 pounds (3.3 kg). Su ... Read »


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    • Count Noble

    • Count Noble

      Count Noble (August 1, 1879 - January 20, 1891) was a male Llewellin Setter. He was so well known that when he died in 1891, The New York Times ran an obituary. He was popularly known as the "$10,000 hunting dog." He was described as a "national symbol of what was great in bird dogs." His owner, Captain Benjamin Frede ... Read »


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    • Deyrolle

    • During the 20th century, Deyrolle was a Parisian institution for natural sciences and pedagogy. It is one of the best known companies of entomology and taxidermy of Paris. Today, Deyrolle is a shop and a cabinet of curiosities open to the public, a reference in the field of taxidermy, entomology and natural sciences, w ... Read »


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    • Fiji mermaid

    • The Fiji mermaid (also Feejee mermaid) was an object comprising the torso and head of a juvenile monkey sewn to the back half of a fish. It was a common feature of sideshows, where it was presented as the mummified body of a creature that was supposedly half mammal and half fish, a version of a mermaid. The original ha ... Read »


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    • The Landlady (short story)

    • "The Landlady" is a short horror story by Roald Dahl. It first appeared in print in the November 28, 1959 edition of The New Yorker magazine, as did some of the other short stories that would later be reprinted as Kiss Kiss (1960). It won the "Best Short Story Mystery" award of the 1960 edition of the Edgars, the seco ... Read »


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    • Lion of Gripsholm Castle


    • Negro of Banyoles

    • The "negro of Banyoles" (Catalan: negre de Banyoles) was a controversial piece of taxidermy of a member of the San, which used to be a major attraction in the Darder Museum of Banyoles (Catalonia, Spain). In 2000, the remains of the man were sent to Botswana for burial. In the early 1830s, the Verreaux brothers st ... Read »


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    • The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living

    • The Physical Impossibility of Death
      in the Mind of Someone Living

      The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living is an artwork created in 1991 by Damien Hirst, an English artist and a leading member of the "Young British Artists" (or YBA). It consists of a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde in a vitrine. It was originally commissioned in 1991 by Charles Saatchi, ... Read »


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    • Skull mounts

    • Skull mounts are sometimes referred to as European mounts, western skull mounts, or western mounts. They are referred to as European mounts because to keep the skin and hair on the animal is very costly in Europe; there are few taxidermists who can obtain imported materials from America. They are a large portion of tax ... Read »


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    • Skvader

    • The skvader [ˈskvɑːdər] is a Swedish fictional creature that was constructed in 1918 by the taxidermist Rudolf Granberg and is permanently displayed at the museum at Norra Berget in Sundsvall. It has the forequarters and hindlegs of a European hare (Lepus europaeus), and the back, wings and tail of a female ... Read »


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    • Southern White Rhino ("Bull")


    • Taxidermy art and science

    • There have been attempts to categorise taxidermy in both artistic and scientific terms for over a century. An 1896 review of Montagu Browne’s Artistic and Scientific Taxidermy and Modelling notes that “Any work which will aid in more clearly defining the difference between the art of taxidermy and the trade o ... Read »


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