Anthropologie Beetle Globes: This fascinating specimen has been fitted with antique watch parts, metamorphosing it from preserved Coleoptera to striking work of art. Handcrafted by artist Mike Libby as a part of his Insect Lab collection, a series devoted to blurring the line between nature and machine.
Say hello to the technicolor dream cadavers of Iori Tomita. By combining classical specimen preservation techniques with meticulous staining methods, the Japanese artists transforms fish, squid, turtles and even chameleons into a menagerie of multi-colored beasts. Go ahead and take a peek — you've never seen taxidermy like this.