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Taxidermy

Rachel Poliquin
For years now writer Rachel Poliquin has been immersed in the world of taxidermy. You can read more about her fascination with this practice on her site and now in in a beautiful and compelling new book. 

The Breathless Zoo: Taxidermy and the Cultures of Longing traces the history of taxidermy and explores what it means and how that meaning changes over time. The book contains so many interesting stories about everything from trophy polar bears to stuffed kittens at a tea party!


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