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Friday, June 22, 2012

Breathless zoo

Breathless zoo

Rachel Poliquin's "The Breathless Zoo: Taxidermy and The Cultures of Longing" delves into that rich history, exploring the motivations behind the art of taxidermy across cultures and centuries Read more at the blog

Quote by Mark Twain
"What the difference between a taxidermist & a tax collector?
The taxidermist takes only your skin,"

Taxidermy,Greek word taxis, meaning arrangement, and derma, meaning skin.
The oldest mounted animal in existence is a rhinoceros prepared around 1600 for the Royal Museum of Vertebrates in Florence, Italy. During the 17th and 18th centuries, skins were mounted on an animal's skeleton and stuffed with straw, excelsior (wood shavings),

The most common pet travel items to consider carrying along.
Seat covers are simple to understand , water-resistant or scratch-durable fabrics.
A portable litter tray folds up for easy storing, and you toss the contents after your cat uses it. This tray can also come in handy if you're staying over at someone's house or at a hotel with a cat. If you're traveling with a dog, it's up to you to monitor its behavior and pull off for pit stops regularly.
Bringing along a few toys or play sets.

Puppy chow
1/2 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup butter1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

9 cups Crispix cereal (any flavor)

3 cups powder sugar
Combine peanut butter, butter and chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.
2. Microwave for one minute then stir to blend all ingredients thoroughly.

Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Stir well.
3. Place the 9 cups of Crispix cereal in a very large bowl.
4. Pour the peanut butter-chocolate mixture over the cereal and toss evenly, making sure all the cereal gets a good covering.
5. Place the powdered sugar in a large zip-lock type plastic bag.
6. Add the peanut butter-chocolate cereal mixture to the bag, leaving enough room for the puppy chow to be shaken (you may have to divide the mixture into smaller batches, coating one batch at a time).
7. Shake the bag vigorously to evenly coat each piece of the puppy chow with powdered sugar.
Once the mixture is fully coated, place in a large serving bowl.
Coat any additional pieces by shaking the mixture in the powdered sugar filled bag. Add powdered sugar to the bag as needed until all the mixture is coated.dered sugar

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