Bad Taxidermy: The 25 WORST Stuffed Animals You’ve Ever Seen!

In the olden days, taxidermy used to be a real skill. You’d get professionals with all the ability and understanding in order to recreate the spirit of your lost pet to the point where you’d be proud to have the stuffed corpse on show in your home. Sounds a little grim but when done properly, taxidermy can be quite a nice tribute to a lost loved pet. But it’s a lost art. Nowadays, those attempting to make dead animals look alive with sawdust and a needle and thread are a little clueless. Well, okay – A LOT clueless. There’s some seriously bad taxidermy about.

Here’s 25 examples of badly stuffed animals for your consideration and horror:

This guy looks angry at being so poorly stuffed.

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Whereas this dog’s a lot happier!

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Guess the animal.

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An owl with Liberace hair. Obviously.

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This fox DESPERATELY needs a pee.

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“I didn’t want to be stuffed…”

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Even for a first attempt, this is terrible.

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“I bet I end up on a bad taxidermy list.”

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If they really loved him, they’d let him rest in peace.

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Has this lion had a facelift?

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“AND WHAT?!”

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This one would make an effective draught excluder.

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“DAAAAAMN!”

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“Kill me (again).”

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Those eyes…

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“Where are the front legs? Ah, who cares…?”

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Compared to the rest, this one’s okay!

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The taxidermist has backed over this one with a car, haven’t they?

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“This’ll do. Close enough.”

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We just hope the dog didn’t actually look like this when it was alive.

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“Say whaaaaat?!”

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Again, you know it’s bad taxidermy when you don’t know what the animal even is.

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“Sorry, Sir – we ran out of eyes. But we DID have a Sharpie nearby…”

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We could just see this as a wonderful dinner table centrepiece.

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“Dentures? How did you know?”

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