How Walter Potter Made Dead Bunnies Look Like School Children

Calling Walter Potter obsessed with taxidermy would be a bit of an understatement. Potter, who lived from 1835 to 1918, created incredible anthropomorphic scenes of squirrels playing cards, kittens playing croquet, bunnies attending elementary school, and even bird funerals (not kidding), and eight-legged kittens… » 8/29/11 6:00pm 8/29/11 6:00pm

Steampunk Taxidermy Takes Steampunk to Awkward Places

Stuffed animals are creepy enough as is — there are few better ways to make people uncomfortable in your home than having a dead animal propped up next to the sofa — but this just takes it to the next level. The "Fixed - Fawn" by New Zealand artist Lisa Black crams gears and mechanics into the cadaver of a dead baby… » 2/18/08 10:10am 2/18/08 10:10am