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Anthropomorphic Taxidermy

No, Really, A Teenage Boy Stuffing Animal Carcasses Was Totally OK Back Then

Erica Ford | Posted 05.19.2015 | Comedy
Erica Ford

This macabre fixation with mounting and ornamenting animal cadavers seems shocking, morbid and downright disturbing. To understand Walter Potter's hobby, we need to examine it against the backdrop of his lifestyle in the mid-1800s.

The Importance of Potter

Ronni Thomas | Posted 11.17.2013 | Weird News
Ronni Thomas

Potter's work accesses a place in my mind (and I am sure many others) that's become a distant valley as I get older. His work has a childlike innocence that resounds through the ages.

Hilariously Bad Taxidermy Is Hilariously Bad

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Weird News

An art form commonly practiced by hunters and hobbyists, with items often found in national history museums, taxidermy can often result in the realist...