Dr. Seuss' Taxidermy Shop!

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Despite being a fairly avid Dr. Seuss fan, somehow I'd never heard about his escapades in taxidermy. But, what an amazing collection! Back in the 1930's the good doctor decided to play with mixed-media sculptures, and since his father was a superintendent at the Forest Park Zoo, Seuss actually collected beaks, antlers and horns from deceased animals and used them in his work. So what kind of imaginary animals did Dr. Seuss hunt? The big game below include the Adoluvian Grackler, the Two Horned Drouberhannis, the Mulberry Street Unicorn and a Sawfish. Best of all, you can actually purchase that and other work here! Link via Neatorama.

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September 18, 2006 - 5:50am
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