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We’re seeing more and more taxidermy projects lately – from individuals learning the traditional craft to classes in metropolitan areas. I’ve seen a lot of galleries with some type of taxidermy exhibit as well, perhaps there’s a trend.

Here’s a duck mouse.

Canida writes -

“Captured on video: a duck-footed mouse, created through the wonders of taxidermy. This is an advanced project…

Warning: this Instructable contains taxidermy, chimeras, and humor. View at your own risk.”Link.

Seriously, please don’t click on through if this isn’t for you.


  • HOW TO – Mouse taxidermy – Link.
  • Bizarre Taxidermy (photos) – Link.
  • Crochet Taxidermy Art – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. kryten007 says:

    Well, he does at least look happy…

  2. tms10000 says:

    Now all you need is a pair of red led to replace the eye and you will have you a killer thread.

    Also, this is incredibly creepy.

    1. riverreaper says:

      does it qwack like a duck thou ? cause you know if it qwacks like a duck an it looks like a mouse it probly spent top much time near the nuk factory

  3. bonniegrrl says:

    I smell a new Pixar movie.

    1. riverreaper says:

      i taste a new milking comersal

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