Since we were so hopped up on coffee yesterday we missed Mammal Monday, so why not add it to Taxidermy Tuesday.
Here is a Black-Backed Jackal. Black-Backed Jackals are omnivores and they feed on a variety of prey such as gazelle, hares, rodents, birds, lizards, snakes, young ungulates, insects, fruit, berries, domestic livestock and carrion.
© The Field Museum, CSZ77774
Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) Zoology specimen 1467.
Bust comprised of bones by artist Bruce Mahalski. This life-size bust is of a female sheep/human hybrid made of rabbit vertebrae apart from the spinal area which is made of sheep vertebrae and other bones. In common with the sales process the piece has a hole in it revealing that the center is empty.
Last year, 22-time Emmy award-winning reporter John Stofflet posted this news video he created for KING-TV in 2004, featuring Paul Smith and his artistic talents.