Posts Tagged ‘taxidermy’

Utah Werewolf

Thursday, 15 July 2021

[Earliest source via Tineye search here; h/t Pam M. via FB.]

Hi, Bob!

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Bobcat:
A medium-sized cat with long, tufted ears and a short, bobbed tail.
Lynx:
A medium-sized cat with long, tufted ears and a short, bobbed tail.

A bobcat is a lynx, but a lynx is not necessarily a bobcat.

[Image found here. Taxonomy clarifications found here.]

Puma Takes Care Of Business

Monday, 10 November 2014

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Might want to re-adjust the armature a tad. Just sayin’.

[Found here.]

Stuffed Classroom WTF

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Crappy Taxidermy Classroom FAIL

I don’t even know what that classroom display animal is/was, but it’s obvious that it was blinded and kicked in the snout by a something larger and more adept at surival. Maybe it’s just a good luck mascot that every child whacks on the way to the playground to prevent injuries. Your guess is as good as mine

[Found here.]

Fixing A Crappy Sponge-Paint Finish

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Crappy Taxidermy Paint Job

I’d be embarrassed to show that to anyone, It’s a very lame repetitive sponge-paint finish. and they didn’t even bother to mask the ceiling trim for the background coat.

So how to fix it?  You’ll never match the color exactly, let alone the pattern of the splotchbrush. Oh wait! I know! Let’s put something even crappier and more hideous in front of it as a distraction!

[Parental alert: Might disturb little ones. Image below the break.] (more…)

Inflatable Cow Head. Why the F not.

Monday, 21 March 2011

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Hungarian artist Géza Szöllősi is someone I’d like to meet, if only to ask, “What the hell’s wrong with you?”

Here’s a guy sitting around surfing the internet on taxidermy and a lightbulb goes off in his head. “Hey guys! Check it out! I’m gonna put a basketball bladder into a cow’s head!” and all his buddies snort Dreher’s beer out of their noses and spill their tallboys onto their laps to give him an enthusiastic thumbs up.

Taxidermy Half-Off Sale

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Everybody’s cutting back these days…

[Found here.]

John Rowley’s Contribution to the World

Thursday, 30 April 2009

How to Build a Zebra

Step 1.  Build a zebra frame.

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Step 2. Paint to resemble a zebra.

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How to Build a Rhinoceros

Step 1.  Build a rhinoceros frame.

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Step 2. Paint to resemble a rhinoceros.

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How to Build a Wildebeest

Step 1. Take a wild guess.

“The Art of Taxidermy,” 1898, by John Rowley can be found in its entirety here.  The text is fascinating.  I just might download it so I can repair my jackalope head.

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[Another excellent find by Hanuman.  Jackalope photo from here.  Also, check out our Archive of Contributions to the World.]


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