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(io9)   The world's most awkward taxidermy. Come for the lion thing. Stay for the freak cat   (io9.com ) divider line
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2013-05-24 10:04:27 AM  

WE LOVE AWKWARD TAXIDERMY!

AMIRITE?  DON'T LEAVE ME HANGING BEAR!

i253.photobucket.com

 
2013-05-24 10:09:08 AM  
si0.twimg.com
 
2013-05-24 10:42:37 AM  
"In 1731 the Swedish king received a lion as a gift from the Bey of Algiers, and sent it to a taxidermist who had never seen a living lion. The poor man had just the pelt and the bones to work from."


i218.photobucket.com

NAILED IT!
 
2013-05-24 10:46:08 AM  
25.media.tumblr.com

Unimpressed.
/Still the winnar
 
2013-05-24 10:48:50 AM  
imageshack.us

I don't know why they just propped him up like that.

He looks like an ass.
 
2013-05-24 10:50:05 AM  
img.gawkerassets.com

Go ahead and keep farking that chicken ya dumb beaver.
 
2013-05-24 10:53:14 AM  
img.gawkerassets.com

ORLY?
 
2013-05-24 11:04:38 AM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-05-24 11:26:04 AM  
Stay for the-


truedigitalcom.com
 
2013-05-24 11:31:28 AM  
img.gawkerassets.com

Perfect.
 
2013-05-24 11:38:33 AM  
i105.photobucket.com
Gladly.
 
2013-05-24 11:50:39 AM  

Apos: Stay for the-

[truedigitalcom.com image 290x290]



Ah, you beat me to it.  Well played.
 
2013-05-24 11:51:41 AM  
OH YOU!jpeg
img.gawkerassets.com
 
2013-05-24 11:51:47 AM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 11:53:13 AM  
This is the most awesome thing I've seen in a while...
 
2013-05-24 11:54:13 AM  
If there's a task that must be done,
Don't turn your tail and run,
Don't pout, don't sob...
Just do a half assed job!
imageshack.us
 
2013-05-24 11:54:26 AM  

redhotrussia.com

" I REALLY miss that henhouse."

 
2013-05-24 11:54:36 AM  
[i218.photobucket.com image 527x633]

"Squirrel!"
 
2013-05-24 11:55:14 AM  
Holy jebus, not safe for a quiet workplace.
 
2013-05-24 11:57:06 AM  
HEY GUYS!  What's going on in this thread?

stefanpoag.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-05-24 11:57:50 AM  
These are simultaneously hilarious and terrifying. Kinda like BBW night at the strip club.
 
2013-05-24 11:58:20 AM  
www.badtaxidermy.com

"And I'll take one of those bottles of Astroglide too."
 
2013-05-24 11:59:50 AM  
Dafuq... this type of sloppy work is even below the standards of a SyFy movie.
 
2013-05-24 12:03:59 PM  
24.media.tumblr.com

Come on in sailor, first drink's free!
 
2013-05-24 12:04:33 PM  
Repeat... but I guess the last link was so long ago nobody remembers or cares...
 
2013-05-24 12:04:58 PM  

PsyLord: Dafuq... this type of sloppy work is even below the standards of a SyFy movie.


Hey, now.  Let's not say things we can't take back.
 
2013-05-24 12:05:16 PM  

24.media.tumblr.com
Hai, guise, what's going on in this thread?

 
2013-05-24 12:05:43 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 12:06:30 PM  

NateAsbestos: These are simultaneously hilarious and terrifying. Kinda like BBW night at the strip club.


24.media.tumblr.com
What has been seen cannot be unseen.
 
2013-05-24 12:08:41 PM  
25.media.tumblr.com

"ugly motherfu*cker"
 
2013-05-24 12:09:03 PM  
24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-24 12:10:58 PM  
i don't like those things
 
2013-05-24 12:11:09 PM  

i253.photobucket.com

 
2013-05-24 12:14:18 PM  

studebaker hoch: [www.badtaxidermy.com image 563x1024]

"And I'll take one of those bottles of Astroglide too."


The ashtray and paddle game is all I need....and this remote control!  And these matches....the ashtray the paddle game and matches is all I need....and this lamp.....wait..I need this!
 
2013-05-24 12:14:44 PM  
Who's a good boy?  Who's a good boy?

25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-24 12:16:53 PM  
I'm so glad it's a Friday before a holiday weekend...I'd be getting so many looks from coworkers right now. Stomach...hurts.
 
2013-05-24 12:17:06 PM  
24.media.tumblr.com

Thanks for the ride home.  You want a cup of coffee?
 
2013-05-24 12:18:25 PM  
1.bp.blogspot.com

This thread reminds me of a funny story, from a funny book.
 
2013-05-24 12:20:05 PM  
24.media.tumblr.com

But you ARE home!
 
2013-05-24 12:20:58 PM  

studebaker hoch: [24.media.tumblr.com image 336x448]

Come on in sailor, first drink's free!


Heh, it's probably the "dinner special of the day"
 
2013-05-24 12:21:00 PM  

I_C_Weener: Who's a good boy?  Who's a good boy?

[25.media.tumblr.com image 352x431]


I laughed.
 
2013-05-24 12:24:30 PM  

Theaetetus: [24.media.tumblr.com image 459x381]


Which one is the taxidermy f*ck-up?
 
2013-05-24 12:25:10 PM  

studebaker hoch: [24.media.tumblr.com image 850x637]

But you ARE home!


GAH!

/runs away crying
 
2013-05-24 12:25:32 PM  

studebaker hoch: [24.media.tumblr.com image 850x637]

But you ARE home!


OK, what in the hell is that?!?!
 
2013-05-24 12:27:50 PM  

Albert911emt: studebaker hoch: [24.media.tumblr.com image 850x637]

But you ARE home!

OK, what in the hell is that?!?!


Subby's MOM.
/Watch the teefs...
 
2013-05-24 12:30:23 PM  
I love everything about this.

Kinky Bobcat needs more captions.
 
2013-05-24 12:30:24 PM  
thebacklot.mtvnimages.com

Awkward!
 
2013-05-24 12:30:54 PM  
Every time I look at the polar bear+cubs I think "Motherhood...where sleep is a thing of the past!".

/not stoned, exhausted!

//mothers little helper?
 
2013-05-24 12:32:14 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 12:34:05 PM  
I just did a GIS for "Lisa Black taxidermy" because of the comments in TFA.

So awesome.
 
2013-05-24 12:34:43 PM  
Nope...Chuck Testa
 
2013-05-24 12:36:02 PM  

I_C_Weener: Who's a good boy?  Who's a good boy?


Where's his matching owner?

This thread is glorious.
 
2013-05-24 12:37:50 PM  
i26.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-24 12:40:02 PM  
lmao at all these super incredibly bad taxidermy jobs.....wtf
 
2013-05-24 12:40:19 PM  
lh6.googleusercontent.com
 
2013-05-24 12:43:09 PM  

JohnnyCanuck: [thebacklot.mtvnimages.com image 550x277]

Awkward!


"LET ME TELL YA SOMETHIN!"
 
2013-05-24 12:48:49 PM  
Hilarity mounting...
 
2013-05-24 12:50:29 PM  

FloydA: [i105.photobucket.com image 640x360]
Gladly.


That bear looks like Beary Bear from South Park's Woodland Critter Christmas.
 
2013-05-24 12:51:32 PM  
Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

img.gawkerassets.com
 
2013-05-24 12:55:54 PM  
i.imgur.comi.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 12:57:51 PM  
i141.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-24 01:02:48 PM  
That beaver job was pretty good apart from the cock-stealing bit, btw.
This guy approves.

i500.listal.com
 
2013-05-24 01:06:44 PM  
i.imgur.comi.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:08:54 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:12:28 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:12:37 PM  
I AM WATCHING YOU!!

25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-05-24 01:16:17 PM  
Taxidermists are f'in weird!

3.bp.blogspot.com
4.bp.blogspot.com
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-05-24 01:16:46 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:18:14 PM  
Awkward? Imagine that but with human bodies. Presto, you've got what used to be the Walter Reed Museum in DC (and which I think is now called the National Museum of Health and Medicine).
farm1.staticflickr.com
Note that I've chosen the least weird picture I can find. Any further image searches will be NSFW.
 
2013-05-24 01:20:31 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:20:59 PM  

blatz514: [img.gawkerassets.com image 640x1012]

Go ahead and keep farking that chicken ya dumb beaver.


Pretty sure that one's getting saved for the politics tab.
 
2013-05-24 01:25:05 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:25:47 PM  
img.gawkerassets.com
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:29:09 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 01:30:27 PM  
I can't stop LOL'ing at "Cock stealing beaver".
 
2013-05-24 01:32:36 PM  
ChipNASA:

Need Help Soonish
 
2013-05-24 01:47:03 PM  

Badgerlad: Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

[img.gawkerassets.com image 640x853]


Tanuki (aka Japanese raccoon-dogs), besides being well known animals in Japan, come up in Japanese folk-lore quite a bit.  Bake-danuki are a type of tanuki spirit that has shape-changing abilities.  That particular picture is actually including in the wiki articles on tanuki as one that is at a Buddhist temple in the region where one of the more well known folk-tales takes place.
 
2013-05-24 01:50:17 PM  
Hai Guise
img.gawkerassets.com
 
2013-05-24 01:50:45 PM  

ChipNASA: [i.imgur.com image 850x637]


Nightmares...

As if having a job stuffing dead things wasn't creepy enough, you had to go and make something intentionally scary as fµɔk? Jesus man... Jesus.
 
2013-05-24 01:51:01 PM  

Jacob_Roberson: Awkward? Imagine that but with human bodies. Presto, you've got what used to be the Walter Reed Museum in DC (and which I think is now called the National Museum of Health and Medicine).
[farm1.staticflickr.com image 500x333]
Note that I've chosen the least weird picture I can find. Any further image searches will be NSFW.


Don't forget the Mutter (forgive my lack of umlaut):
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/mutter-museum/
 
2013-05-24 01:51:20 PM  

Rising_Zan_Samurai_Gunman: Badgerlad: Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

[img.gawkerassets.com image 640x853]

Tanuki (aka Japanese raccoon-dogs), besides being well known animals in Japan, come up in Japanese folk-lore quite a bit.  Bake-danuki are a type of tanuki spirit that has shape-changing abilities.  That particular picture is actually including in the wiki articles on tanuki as one that is at a Buddhist temple in the region where one of the more well known folk-tales takes place.


upload.wikimedia.org

highly recommended.
 
2013-05-24 01:52:29 PM  

Rising_Zan_Samurai_Gunman: Badgerlad: Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

[img.gawkerassets.com image 640x853]

Tanuki (aka Japanese raccoon-dogs), besides being well known animals in Japan, come up in Japanese folk-lore quite a bit.  Bake-danuki are a type of tanuki spirit that has shape-changing abilities.  That particular picture is actually including in the wiki articles on tanuki as one that is at a Buddhist temple in the region where one of the more well known folk-tales takes place.


Ouch! Right in the edumacation! 
Nah, that's actually pretty interesting. Although I farking hate sandals. They tend to flaunt that they (barely) contain feet.
 
2013-05-24 01:53:50 PM  
I HAZ A SAD

img.gawkerassets.com
 
2013-05-24 01:54:38 PM  
The Most Awesome Taxidermy Evar.....

sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net
 
2013-05-24 01:57:02 PM  

I_C_Weener: Who's a good boy? Who's a good boy?

[25.media.tumblr.com image 352x431]


25.media.tumblr.com

3.bp.blogspot.com

I'm pretty sure this is Hyperbole and a Half's dog...
 
2013-05-24 02:05:18 PM  

Badgerlad: Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

[img.gawkerassets.com image 640x853]


It's a tanuki.  See the giant balls?  If fact, I just noticed that very pic is on the wiki entry for said tanuki.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_raccoon_dog
 
2013-05-24 02:14:54 PM  

Jacob_Roberson: Awkward? Imagine that but with human bodies. Presto, you've got what used to be the Walter Reed Museum in DC (and which I think is now called the National Museum of Health and Medicine).
[farm1.staticflickr.com image 500x333]
Note that I've chosen the least weird picture I can find. Any further image searches will be NSFW.


Sounds like the Mütter Museum here in Philly; they have the world's largest colon, and a body which turned to soap after it was buried.
 
2013-05-24 02:15:10 PM  
ChipNASA:

My god that is the most terrifying thing on this thread.
 
2013-05-24 02:17:53 PM  

Jacob_Roberson: Awkward? Imagine that but with human bodies. Presto, you've got what used to be the Walter Reed Museum in DC (and which I think is now called the National Museum of Health and Medicine).
[farm1.staticflickr.com image 500x333]
Note that I've chosen the least weird picture I can find. Any further image searches will be NSFW.


If you like things of that sort, you must visit here. Hey, they're celebrating their 150th anniversary year!

/go out for drinks after
 
2013-05-24 02:19:28 PM  

ChipNASA: [i.imgur.com image 484x361][i.imgur.com image 540x362]


God damnit this thread is making me look a damn fool at work. But this in particular made me laugh out loud, congratulations.

I love you all.
 
2013-05-24 02:21:30 PM  
I wish I had a photo of the taxidermied cat in the lobby of a B+B I stayed at in Ireland last summer. It was actually quite well done, I just think taxidermization of pets is twisted...
 
2013-05-24 02:24:16 PM  
JohnnyCanuck:

thebacklot.mtvnimages.com

Awkward!

Helen Hunt?
 
2013-05-24 02:26:36 PM  
Dwight_Yeast:
Sounds like the Mütter Museum here in Philly; they have the world's largest colon,

At long last, the mystery is solved!

i105.photobucket.com
 
2013-05-24 02:27:47 PM  
I halfway want to quit my job and become a bad taxidermist.
But wait, maybe I could learn it in my spare time.
 
2013-05-24 02:31:45 PM  
images2.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-05-24 02:36:56 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 02:41:09 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 02:48:37 PM  
I...can't....stop....coming....back....into...this....thread....

AAAAAAH
 
2013-05-24 02:50:16 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 03:04:25 PM  

apotheosis27: I...can't....stop....coming....back....into...this....thread....

AAAAAAH


i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 03:06:58 PM  
I opened this thread for "your mom" jokes and stayed for the WTF.
 
2013-05-24 03:11:37 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 03:12:38 PM  
ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?
 
2013-05-24 03:16:33 PM  

NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?


One more....

i.imgur.com
 
2013-05-24 03:20:40 PM  

NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?


Nate, you're probably right....

MODS if the bloody kitty is too much, please delete it.
 
2013-05-24 03:24:51 PM  
I'm not upest by it, just lookin' out for ya. You've made this thread an absolute delight, the way our friend used to, and I'd hate to see that end :P
 
2013-05-24 03:34:52 PM  
img826.imageshack.us
 
2013-05-24 03:38:16 PM  
My most awkward taxidermy is some lower part of a deer's legs that are now a gun rack. Im making Bambi hold the murder weapon.
 
2013-05-24 03:41:11 PM  
img.gawkerassets.com

si0.twimg.com
 
2013-05-24 03:50:39 PM  

NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?


.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.
 
2013-05-24 04:34:57 PM  
25.media.tumblr.com

Präparatoren
 
2013-05-24 05:02:51 PM  

squibbits: Präparatoren


Is that one of the human skin lampshades?
 
2013-05-24 05:29:53 PM  

Oldiron_79: squibbits: Präparatoren

Is that one of the human skin lampshades?


If it is....approves:

movieboozer.com
 
gja
2013-05-24 05:43:08 PM  
I FOUND YOUR COKE STASH!
img.gawkerassets.com
 
2013-05-24 05:47:27 PM  
fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net
From the natural history museum in Trondheim.

/apparently Scandinavians do not make good taxidermists
 
2013-05-24 06:03:26 PM  

twomutts: [fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net image 574x960]
From the natural history museum in Trondheim.

/apparently Scandinavians do not make good taxidermists


OH HAI GUIZE
 
2013-05-24 06:29:16 PM  

Dezilith: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.


Clicking on a Gorgor link was pretty much mandatory. Sadly he can't survive in a Featured Partner Fark world.
 
2013-05-24 06:48:27 PM  

pounddawg: The Most Awesome Taxidermy Evar.....


I need this in my life.
 
2013-05-24 07:23:51 PM  
I lulz'd the stoner polar bear.
 
2013-05-24 07:59:04 PM  

AgentBang: I'm so glad it's a Friday before a holiday weekend...I'd be getting so many looks from coworkers right now. Stomach...hurts.


Oh, I had to share. We were all laughing in my unit :)
 
2013-05-24 10:05:35 PM  
 
2013-05-24 10:08:19 PM  

Glendale: Dezilith: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.

Clicking on a Gorgor link was pretty much mandatory. Sadly he can't survive in a Featured Partner Fark world.


Maybe we could sponsor him *AS* a Featured Partner.
 
2013-05-24 10:09:11 PM  
img.gawkerassets.com

Was that wrong? Should I not have done that? I tell you, I gotta plead ignorance on
this thing,  because if anyone had said anything to me at all when I first started here
that that sort of thing is frowned upon...
 
2013-05-24 10:12:13 PM  

studebaker hoch: [24.media.tumblr.com image 850x637]

But you ARE home!


Dafuq? Looks like Chewbacca, an Ewok, and that thing from Harry and the Hendersons
got together and had a love monkey.
 
2013-05-24 10:14:12 PM  

Badgerlad: Sucktacular stuff-job aside, is this dog....thing wearing sandals?

[img.gawkerassets.com image 640x853]


Well, he she it is Japanese...
 
2013-05-24 10:50:16 PM  

PainInTheASP: "In 1731 the Swedish king received a lion as a gift from the Bey of Algiers, and sent it to a taxidermist who had never seen a living lion. The poor man had just the pelt and the bones to work from."


[i218.photobucket.com image 527x633]

NAILED IT!


Yeah. I believe it's a new school of art.
eicolab.com.au
 
gja
2013-05-24 10:57:28 PM  

ChipNASA: [i.imgur.com image 545x321][i.imgur.com image 348x466]


You magnificent bastard........
 
2013-05-24 10:59:42 PM  

Glendale: Dezilith: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.

Clicking on a Gorgor link was pretty much mandatory. Sadly he can't survive in a Featured Partner Fark world.


I remember reading fark at work, seeing one of his links and pulling it up on my cell phone only to end up gagging EVERY time. So much for being discreet, it only drew more attention. I miss him.
 
2013-05-24 11:01:00 PM  

ChipNASA: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

Nate, you're probably right....

MODS if the bloody kitty is too much, please delete it.


Nothing wrong with a little bloody kitty now and then.
 
gja
2013-05-24 11:11:56 PM  

911Jenny: ChipNASA: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

Nate, you're probably right....

MODS if the bloody kitty is too much, please delete it.

Nothing wrong with a little bloody kitty now and then.


encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com

Not as long as you are prepared.
 
2013-05-24 11:35:00 PM  

Lucky LaRue: [img.gawkerassets.com image 640x480]

img.gawkerassets.com


PerfectPurrrfect.


\ftfy
 
2013-05-24 11:36:21 PM  

WhippingBoy: This is the most awesome thing I've seen in a while...


Agreed.
 
2013-05-25 12:13:23 AM  

Glendale: Dezilith: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.

Clicking on a Gorgor link was pretty much mandatory. Sadly he can't survive in a Featured Partner Fark world.


Apparently he's acceptable in Zuckerburg land...just sayin'...
 
2013-05-25 01:55:21 AM  

911Jenny: Glendale: Dezilith: NateAsbestos: ChipNASA.... does the name Gorgor mean anything to you?

.... I miss him for the total OMFGWTFery he'd post.

Wonder where he went.

Clicking on a Gorgor link was pretty much mandatory. Sadly he can't survive in a Featured Partner Fark world.

I remember reading fark at work, seeing one of his links and pulling it up on my cell phone only to end up gagging EVERY time. So much for being discreet, it only drew more attention. I miss him.


Ah, those were the days.
 
2013-05-25 02:50:47 AM  
Not the best thread to look at after a night of drinking. Almost peed on myself.
 
2013-05-25 02:57:22 AM  

Godscrack: [25.media.tumblr.com image 500x269]

Unimpressed.
/Still the winnar


I farkin' love the look on this one's face. It goes so well with being turned into a helicopter.
 
2013-05-25 07:25:59 PM  
GORGOR was an absolute *fixture* and I appreciated him as much as the rest of you.


If you GOOGLE Gorgor.....he's still on the internet.

Thanks for the recognition I Just like to have fun here when I can like everyone else.

This thread was *AWESOME* for a Friday and ..MODS THANK YOU for being kinda cool and understanding. We're not all here to be a-holes. Your comment completely says, "Yes, I'm not JEFF and I get it." ( Lets not go crazy  )
 
2013-05-25 07:27:11 PM  
Oh and THANKS GJA you just *BONED* my work productivity for the next 30 days. LMFAO!!!!
 
2013-05-26 01:05:19 AM  
OK one more:
 
2013-05-26 01:06:43 AM  
f00.inventorspot.com
 
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