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La Specola Zoological Museum
An incredible menagerie of more than 3 million taxidermied animals at the oldest science museum in Europe.
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Studio Payne Art Gallery and Oddities Shop
Admire the art and then buy a raccoon skull cleaned by flesh-eating beetles.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Museum of Death
A collection of oddities including Dr. Kevorkian's suicide device, the Thanatron.
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The Drive-Thru Museum
A wealth of local folk art, unusual collections, antiques and curios, without ever leaving your car.
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North Fort Myers, Florida
The Shell Factory
The largest retailer of seashells in the world also claims the largest collection of taxidermy in North America.
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St Augustine, Florida
Sir Winston Churchill's Lion 'Rota'
A lion given to the prime minister somehow got stuffed and sent to Florida.
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Knut the Polar Bear
Berlin's beloved bear is immortalized at the Museum für Naturkunde.
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Phar Lap's Heart
The gigantic preserved heart of a champion racehorse.
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Found: A Real Human Skull in a Museum Diorama
It's apparently going to go back on display?
January 27, 2017
Wilbur D. May Museum
An eccentric millionaire's personal curio collection includes at least one shrunken head.
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The Strange, Centuries-Old Tradition of Stuffing Dead Horses
Most taxidermied horses are of the battle-hardened variety.
November 29, 2016
Ponte Nossa, Italy
Crocodile at the Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime Immacolate
This church, better known for its weeping portrait of the Virgin Mary, also houses the world's oldest existing piece of taxidermy.
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Take a Virtual Tour of One Man's Strange World of Stuffed Animals
Walter Potter, Victorian taxidermist, transformed a preservation profession into peculiar art.
October 25, 2016
San Antonio, Texas
Buckhorn Saloon and Museum
A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texan history.
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Hemingway's Family Is Getting Some Antlers Back 52 Years After Hunter S. Thompson Stole Them
A wrong will be righted.
August 16, 2016
A Whirlwind Tour of Space Race Relics
Places left behind by Americans and Soviets in the race to the stars.
August 12, 2016
Game Wardens Seized A Fully-Stuffed Polar Bear From An Oklahoma Airport
It had been killed legally.
August 05, 2016
The world's only mounted blue whale, its jaw hinged open allowing visitors to descend into a lounge with benches, carpets, and lush wall hangings.
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