Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Mouse Taxidermy Class Puts Costumes On Dead Rodents

EDINBURGH, Scotland (UPI) — An Edinburgh, Scotland, boutique offers a course in anthropomorphic taxidermy, the art of displaying stuffed mice in costumes, the teacher said.

Taxidermist Shannon Marie Harmon, 30, of the London Taxidermy Academy offers the four-hour class in which students learn to apply preservative inside mice bought from pet shops, and pose and dress them in a range of outfits and styles, the The Scotsman reported.

The practice was a popular art form during the Victorian and Edwardian Eras, the newspaper noted, and Harmon currently teaches two 15-person classes.

“It’s a novel thing to do. You learn a skill, while also leaving with a unique piece of art to display as you wish,” she said.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Mouse Taxidermy Class Puts Costumes On Dead Rodents”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.