Origin of taxidermyfrom Classical Greek taxis (see taxis) + derma, skin
the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals, so as to create lifelike replicas
The art or operation of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals for exhibition in a lifelike state.
- tax′i·der′mal tax′i·der′mic
(countable and uncountable, plural taxidermies)
From Ancient Greek Ï„Î¬Î¾Î¹Ï‚ (taxis, “arrangement", "order") + Î´ÎÏÎ¼Î± (dÃ©rma, “skin")
- Sightings and attacks of the Chupacabra continued after 2000, with an amazing claim in September of 2009 by Taxidermy expert, Jerry Ayer, of Texas that he'd captured an actual Chupacabra.
- Taxidermist Jerry Ayer of Blanco, Texas presents a strange animal that came to him via Lynn Butler, a former student at his taxidermy school.
- Taxidermy teacher, Jerry Ayer of Blanco, Texas claimed to have what he believed was an actual Chupacabra specimen in his freezer.
- In the meantime, he plans to stuff the creature and display it at the Blanco Taxidermy School.
- Taxidermist Jerry Ayers produced the frozen carcass of a strange, dog-like animal that was brought to him by a former student at his school of taxidermy.