Taxidermy

Someone Mislaid Their Partially Taxidermied Crocodile On A Scottish Golf Course

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

Did someone's stag night go horribly wrong? The carcass of a West African Dwarf Crocodile has been found – where else – on a golf course in So...

Is Taxidermy a 'Girl Thing'?

Margot Magpie | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get called a lot of things by taxidermy enthusiasts, animal-rights activists, and the media. I'm apparently an instructor, an expert, a hipster, an animal hater, a sicko, a stuffer...but one of the most puzzling things I have been called recently is a "woman taxidermist" and I get asked the same question time and time again "Why are so many women taking up taxidermy classes?".

I'm a Taxidermy Artist and I "Disrespect Animals"

Margot Magpie | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Margot Magpie

Attacking me and accusing me of hating and killing animals is utterly ridiculous. I absolutely adore animals, but at the end of the day, a dead mouse is unused biological matter, molecules in a pile, and I have no problems breathing new life into it creating something that gets people conversing about life, death and art.

Vegetarian Taxidermists: How Does That Work?

Margot Magpie | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get several vegetarians and vegans signing up for my taxidermy courses in London each week, which baffles people. How does that work? Being vegetarian and doing taxidermy do not seem like compatible lifestyle choices. Or are they?

Get Stuffed! Or How My Attempts At Taxidermy Fell Flat...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve been a fan of taxidermy for as long as I can remember. Because who couldn’t be bewitched by Walter Potter’s kitten wedding or Polly Morgan...

DIY Taxidermy: Death Becomes Her

Patrick Cash | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Cash

The irony of Gates' vilification by the animal rights activists is that her work is designed artistically to illustrate the reality of how animal life is wasted in human industry.

Why Are Russian Communists Branding Stoned Fox 'A Serious Danger To The Country's Youth'?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

An artist whose taxidermied fox earned internet fame in Russia after sparking a bushel of memes has been branded an “anti-soviet” and a “Russoph...

Frontline Fox Is A F***ing Fright (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Standing tall, a pair of binoculars in one paw and a rifle in the other, meet Huffington Post UK’s favourite front line fox. Yes, this handsome ...

Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid

Facebook | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

Taxidermy can be a misunderstood art form at the best of times, but a glance at these horrors is likely to put you off for life. Take for instance...

Pretty Dead: The Taxidermist Inspired By Fashion

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

Taxidermy's been hot in certain fashion circles over the last few years, but taxidermist Harriet Horton has taken it one step further - in making dead...

The Creepiest Exhibition Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 19.06.2012 | Home

Rolling hills and idyllic countryside, doesn't it sometimes all get rather twee? Art dealers Coates and Scarry seem to think so, which is why they've ...

Inside The World Of A Taxidermist

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 25.05.2012 | Home

There’s a moment, in the tiled nucleus of taxidermist Polly Morgan’s studio, that I suddenly remember that her trade is essentially in meat. ...

Taxidermy For Hipsters: Mouse Models Take Off In New York (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Historically a hobby for game hunters and the wealthy, the wholesome practice of stuffing dead animals is becoming popular among the masses. Anthr...