11 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Into Taxidermy

Collecting stuffed critters doesn’t exactly sound like a hobby of the rich and famous, but you’d be surprised. And if you’re curious about the peculiar and quirky world of taxidermy, watch Immortalized, a new reality show on AMC. Thursdays 10/9c.

1. Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried apparently owns a mini-horse, an owl named Beatrix, a chick named Linda, and some butterflies in her taxidermy collection.

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2. Jack White

Jack White “loves the majesty of taxidermy,” and is the proud owner of a $12,500 elephant head.

3. Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie’s daughter once found a dead bird in the backyard and asked to keep it as a pet. Jolie compromised by getting her a taxidermy bird. Great compromise.

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4. Dita Von Teese

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Dita Von Teese’s living room is decked out with vintage taxidermy. She has two big heart-shaped domes filled with birds, a bear rug, a money, and an ostrich.

(Bear image via Shutterstock)

5. Martha Stewart

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Martha Stewart has been a fan of taxidermy ever since she was a little girl. Her collection includes turkeys, geese, and bears, just to name a few. They reside in her home in Maine.

6. Kat Von D

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Any chance the tattoo artist gets to share taxidermy photos, she does.

7. Deadmau5

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Deadmau5 and Kat Von D are engaged, so they like to collect taxidermy together.

8. Wes Anderson

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Wes Anderson’s favorite taxidermy shop is Deyrolle, located in Paris.

9. Courtney Love

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There’s hardly a day when Courtney Love doesn’t tweet something weird. One time she shared her love of taxidermy by tweeting a picture of herself with a dead turtle on her head. A match made in heaven.

10. Kate Moss

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A notable piece in Kate Moss’s collection is a sculpture of a bluetit on a prayer book made by artist Polly Morgan.

11. Sean Parker

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The internet entrepreneur and former Facebook president recently held a taxidermy party in Davos. This buffalo with laser beam eyes was a popular piece.

(Taxidermy Image via Webstagram)

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