WTF Taxidermy


| 7/22/2009 2:44:53 PM


Rogue Taxidermy strikes again!When we blogged about rogue taxidermist Sarina Brewer, we thought we had bumped up against the outer limits of the taxidermist universe. We were wrong. Meet WTF Taxidermy, an online community organized on Livejournal to "discuss and share photos of taxidermy at its worst—funny anatomical abominations, ridiculous eBay auctions, cheesy novelty mounts, and just plain bad taxidermy! We also want to showcase the best and most unusual taxidermy mounts, including highly realistic or imaginative mounts as well as rogue taxidermy and mythological animals."

(Thanks, Art Fag City.)



Image courtesy of Sarina Brewer  

Joe Miele
7/25/2009 9:21:45 PM

The Utne Reader has scraped the bottom of the barrel of bad taste by featuring the “WTF Taxidermy” message board, a waste of bandwidth where subscribers post pictures of animals that have been stuffed and mounted in ridiculous poses. Such websites prove that there are many hunters and trappers who have absolutely no respect for wildlife; how else can you explain the mount of a decapitated animal with an R2D2 head, or the rear end of a deer with teeth stuffed where its anus would be? Killing wildlife for recreation is an obscene activity that thankfully is going the way of the dinosaurs. With the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reporting that the nationwide number of people hunting drops every year, it will be only a few generations before sport hunting and the profession of taxidermy that depends upon it will wither away into extinction where they belong. To help hasten the coming of that day, contact the Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting at www.AbolishSportHunting.com.




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