Taxidermy is everywhere these days. Though pretty high up on the coolness scale, it also costs a pretty penny and isnâ€™t suitable for hardcore animal lovers. Here are some taxidermy alternatives that will add flair to your wall without the guilt.
For those bummed that they will never be able to â€œbagâ€ a dinosaur, Urban Outfitters brings you this, for just $24.99.
Inflatable Dino Head
Get on this little guyâ€™s good graces, and he may just tell you how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Tootsie Pop. $13.85 on Amazon.
16-Inch Molded Owl
Cabelaâ€™s provides fishing tale fodder for the city slicker with this resin-based Bluegill replica. $79.00.
Cabela's Fish Mount Replica
Dapper Cadaver is one of the better URLs Iâ€™ve seen in a while. They sell all manner of neat oddities, like this jackalope head for just $36!
Replica Fur Jackalope Head
This cardboard rhino letâ€™s you channel your inner Hemingway, minus the booze and broads. $52 from Cardboard Safari.
large rhino trophy
Evolution on Spring Street in Soho is a goldmine for all things natural history. This is eclectic home decor at its finest.
Have a hankering for a human skull? Evolution has a handful to choose from…
Assorted Skulls, pricing varies
I’d buy anything from this adorable raccoon, including a raccoon penis bone.
Raccoon Penis Bone, $8
Deer antlers stuffed in a bowl might make a striking centerpiece. Have this mini-me skeleton greeting guests at the entrance for a mere $89.
Deer Antlers, $19. 33" Human Skeleton, $89
Looking for a gift for your significant other? Nothing says I Love You like a tiny handcarved antler skull.
Antler Skulls, $19
Evolution has numerous displays of natural malachite and other minerals and stones. We especially like the pyramid-shaped malachite pieces in front. Place one on a desktop or coffee table and keep the rest of the space free of clutter to maximize its presence.
Malachite Pyramids, $19-29
Embrace the true New Yorker in you with a mouse. Freeze dried, of course.
Freeze Dried Mice, $69
Genuine ostrich egg with wooden stand for $29. Cheap!
Ostrich Egg w/Wooden Stand, $29
Looking to impress someone? Get them a siamese twins candle.
Siamese twins candle, $29
Painting your bathroom walls in deep red and hanging a framed tarantula in there will guarantee you the most “interesting” bathroom in your apartment building.
Giant Tarantula Display, $59
The Evolution Store
|120 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012