Crochet Taxidermy: Perfect For People Who Hate Harming Animals

Love the look of taxidermy, but hate the whole dead animal part? Maybe it’s time you stepped up to the wonderful world of crochet taxidermy that can be found on Etsy from various crafty people who make and sell them! Continue reading »

Beautiful Bizarre: Weird and Wonderful Post-Mortem Fairy Tales by Mothmeister

Artistic duo Mothmeister have created a place they call “Wounderland”. It is a land in which grotesque creatures, in fascinating yet disturbing masks, stare out from barren wastelands, usually accompanied by mounted and stuffed animals. Unconventional and enchanting, the fairytale world of Mothmeister is at once reminiscent of a bygone age, while subtly criticising today’s ever-present ‘selfie’ culture, and the beauty standards imposed by the media. Continue reading »

Taxidermy Animal Hats: Bizarre Victorian Fashion Trend

This particular craze is perhaps an extension of the overall fascination with taxidermy, and the ways in which the Victorians pushed creative boundaries with the controversial practice. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Baroque And Gothic Wall Mounts Out Of Taxidermied Spiders

According to an artist: “My name is CarLy Haney and I’m a 28 year old artist in Spokane, Washington who works in the unique medium of real and taxidermied tarantulas. I mounted my first spider in the Spring of 2014 and since have created over 100 pieces, all one of a kind and different than the last. My work has become somewhat recognizable among my city, and though it does not appeal to everyone, the spiders draw big reactions and create a stir to any group who encounter them. Continue reading »

Meet The Woman Who Takes Her Taxidermy Fox Everywhere She Goes

Lisa Foxcroft takes this stuffed (dead) fox everywhere with her, whether it’s out to the shops to get milk, for a ride on the bus, or to the club to get drunk. She calls him Baby Jesus. Continue reading »