This is gross, yet I can't take my eyes away from it. It's a shark without its skin, part of Dr. Gunther von Hagens' new exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. Dr. Von Hagens' team carefully removed the skin to show the vascular system underneath.
At London's Natural History Museum, the zoological counterpart to anatomist Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds exhibit opens Friday, April 6. This plastinated menagerie is Animal Inside Out, a collection of one-hundred preserved animals with their skin peeled way back.
A kraken of the deep is going Beverly Hills. Celebrity taxidermist Gunther von Hagens has plastinated two giant squids. One of these silicon-enhanced squids is slated to tour with von Hagen's Body Worlds exhibit.