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    This Artist Reimagined Animals As Iconic People In History And They're Incredible

    I know you've always wanted to see what Joan of Bark would look like.

    1. David Bony

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    Known for hits such as "Ziggy Pawdust" and "Little China Pup."

    2. King Tutankameow

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    He survived centuries locked in a tomb with pesky mice he could not eat.

    3. Queen Elhissabeth

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    She brought new meaning to the term "cat and mouse."

    4. Mary Smelly

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    Best known for her gothic novel Skunkenstein, a tale of roadkill reanimation.

    5. Slothesphine Baker

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    "Not only are bananas fun to eat, they're fun to wear."

    6. Joan of Bark

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    Many thought she was weird when she howled at the moon, but it wasn't all in her head. She was thanking the voices for telling her where she buried her bones.

    7. Marie Antoinippe

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    "Let them eat NIP!"

    8. Bess ColeEmu

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    "Who says you can't fly without wings?!"

    9. William Pawllace

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    When the howl of "Freedom!" echoes over the loch, one will quickly find a discarded kilt among the thistles.

    10. Yamanami Keishiba

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    Japanese samurai of the Shinsegumi, Yamanami was wise beyond his years.

    11. S. Leopard & Zelda Fitzgerald

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    A legendary couple from the roaring '20s, one of whom wrote famous tales such as Tender is Her Bite and The Great Catsby.

    12. Budalope Luckey

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    "Some say creatives are a different breed. They got that right!"

    13. Napoleon Boneaparte

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    Known for his squat stature and explosive bellow, his soft side belonged to Josephine, his beloved squeaky toy.

    14. Bodhissatva Jizo

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    As the rain falls down, Jizo kneads the warm soft earth, The sun shines, he pees.

    15. Pocafawntas

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    Her strong and tender nature saved many, including a wolf named John Smith.

    16. Marilyn Mongrel

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    "Cookies are a girl's best friend."

    17. William Shakesbeard

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    Creator of the masterpieces "Eating of the Shrew," "Romeow and Mewliet," and "MacBreath."

    18. Chipchip Channell

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    "Before you leave the burrow, look in the mirror and take at least one acorn out of your mouth."

    19. Migrowl De Cervantes

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    Mistaking windmills for giant chorizos, they attacked with great fervor — only to be disappointed in the lack of meat.

    20. M.L. Jobs

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    Jobs was an inventor and entrepreneur who created the mouse — which drove all the cats crazy.

    21. Emily Peanut Butterfield

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    "My sisters and I forage for only the best tree nuts and legumes which we serve as delectable treats. We only present the best at our gatherings."

    22. Jean Lafeet

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    "My disappearance is as much of a mystery as the missing food from your plate."

    23. Anne of Sleeves

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    "Never hire an excellent portrait artist. At least not when your neck is on the line."

    24. Wallaby Lugosi

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    "The studio execs demanded I drink blood on camera but I switched it out with ketchup and they were none the wiser."

    25. Elvis Petme

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    This singer topped the charts with "Blue Suede Paws," "Jailcage Rock," and " Hunk of Burning Meat."

    26. Dog Sinatra

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    "That's Why the Poodle Is a Tramp" and "It Was a Very Good Rear" were some of this guy's hits.

    27. Cleopetra

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    "When my friend Asp and I were playing hide-and-seek, it got a little out of hand."

    28. And finally, Kitty Roosevelt

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    "Walk softly and carry a big attitude."

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