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The Authentic Animal

Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy

The Authentic Animal( )
Author: Madden, Dave
ISBN:978-1-4299-8762-2
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Why would someone want to create or own the mounted skin of a dead animal? That's the question Dave Madden explores in The Authentic Animal. Madden starts his journey with the life story of Carl Akeley, the father of modern taxidermy. Akeley started small by stuffing a canary, but by the end of his life he had created the astonishing Akeley Hall of African Mammals at The American Museum of Natural History. What Akeley strove for and what fascinates Madden is the attempt by...
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Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Nature / General



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