Tag - taxidermy

Wacked Out Monstrous Taxidermy in Spain

The Lara Museum is located in Ronda, Spain. It looks like the kind of place that would have Curious Expeditions (one of my favorite sites for whacked out locales) in there in a heartbeat, but searching their site gives me nothing. Knowing...

APB for George IV’s Giraffe

So I mentioned in our previous post about Grip the Raven that I wanted to find out what had happened to George IV’s stuffed giraffe. The last thing I could find said that the giraffe was given to the Zoological Society. So…I e...

The Legacy of Grip the Ankle-Biter

Well, I’ve got another reason to visit Philadelphia: I want to meet Grip, Charles Dickens’ raven that wound up inspiring Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. No, he’s not still kicking–he’s rather stuffed. And...

AlexCF’s Deep Sea Delicacies

Alex CF is a creator of strange curiosities of a bygone era that never existed and makes many a geek consider grand larceny. He has once again brought forth something from the depths of his imagination and from the depths of the ocean. Three...

Museum of Natural History, Vienna

Taxidermy and Glass Sea Life in Vienna

Curious Expeditions’ latest outing takes them through the Vienna Natural History Museum, where they check out scads of incredible taxidermy and also the glasswork that goes into making replica sea-life. Why? Because you can’t...

The Lost World Exploration Case by AlexCF

AlexCF, that mad genius who keeps making replicas and props and things (all of which make me cry my geek heart to sleep at night because I got no dinero to bid on his goods) is at it again. Mercilessly he creates wicked shit and then dangles...

Dr. Seuss’ Taxidermy: The...

Did you know Dr. Seuss dabbled in taxidermy? Neither did I. Although “dabbled” seems an inappropriate verb to use when you check out these gorgeous works of art, using some real animals bits that his father snagged for him from...