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Meet the 15-year-old taxidermist turning roadkill into art

Tristan Meyer-Odell is a pretty normal 15-year-old guy. But recently, he has taken up an unusual hobby. Rachel Matlow's documentary is called "The Teenage Taxidermist."

The Teenage Taxidermist

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Tristan Meyer-Odell is a pretty normal 15-year-old guy.

He loves video games, comic books and his pets: a python and big burly dog. 

But recently, Tristan has taken up an unusual hobby.

And to support it, he has a freezer in his bedroom. It was the top thing on his Christmas wish list last year.

The freezer is now full of dead animal carcasses, patiently waiting for his attention.

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      With the support of his mom Gretel, Tristan Meyer-Odell is turning squirrels, rabbits and rats into art. 

      Rachel Matlow's documentary is called "The Teenage Taxidermist."

      Click the 'listen' button above to hear the documentary. 

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