(1) Besides badminton, sister pursuits of poetry composition today might include butterfly collecting, taxidermy , face painting and spelunking.(2) Rather than ridicule taxidermy as barbaric or bizarre, Abecassis wisely chooses to let her subjects reveal themselves through their fastidious work habits and aesthetic concerns.(3) A Case of Curiosities is devoted to the art of taxidermy , decorative, restorative and anthropomorphic.(4) Back in the 1800's, Mr. Potter (I'n hoping he's not relation to Beatrix because that would be way too creepy) took taxidermy to a new level.(5) Gould saw an opportunity and demonstrated an immediate aptitude for the art of taxidermy .(6) Scriver's success in sculpting animal forms for his taxidermy work encouraged the artist to pursue more traditional forms of sculpture.(7) But, thanks to Heaney's artistic taxidermy , the story and all it symbolizes will endure well into the new millennium.(8) It is not known whether John Gould was instructed in taxidermy or self-taught, but his earliest bird specimens showed great skill in preparation.(9) At McCallie Military School he practised amateur taxidermy and grew lawn grass in his bedroom; he was expelled from Brown University after being caught with a woman in his rooms.(10) The gamekeeper, Stephane - played by Denis Lavant - is interested in trapping and taxidermy .(11) Among other works evocative of a colonial place and time was Paris-based Huang Yong Ping's taxidermy representation of an event involving a hunting elephant besieged by an enraged tiger.(12) We do taxidermy , which means we arrange skin; we try to put the appearance of life back into what was destroyed in the hunt.(13) That direction converges at the New York Museum of Natural History where dioramas and taxidermy reconfigure notions of exhibition, eugenics and conservation.(14) For the animal parts, she worked from taxidermy specimens.(15) Stuffing, inevitably, was something that Davis was pretty familiar with, for in what he quaintly refers to as his ├ö├ç├┐downtime├ö├ç├û, he likes nothing more than to pootle away at his taxidermy .(16) There will also be a show of local crafts including fretwork, crystal glass, embroidery, dancing costumes, place mats, potted plants, flowers, and taxidermy .