Tue, 26th Oct 2021 11:00

From the Curious to the Extraordinary

  Lot 16


TAXIDERMY: 'SPINE-BACKED CRINK' A CRYPTOZOOLOGICAL SPECIMEN with fierce teeth, and spines along its dorsal ridge. Only when it feels threatened will the spines raise in order to make itself appear bigger, it is thought that the animal is able to dart the spines from its back to deter predators, but this has not been witnessed by western science.

Overall 50cm

This lot is composed of

American mink (Neogale vison)
carrion crow (Corvus corone)
Cape Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis)

All non CITES listed species

Sold for £350

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