Noah's depot By Rolf Amiet Sci & Tech ... Print comment Noah's Ark museum in Vicques. The Valais black neck goat, pictured herewith its kid, was one of the exhibits to win an award at the 2010 taxidermy competition. The taxidermist at work Acupuncture for a young bird Schneiter studies animals' expressions in order to reproduce them and make scenes such as this one come to life. Screwed up The model in expansive foam will be covered by the skin. La Fontaine's characters the wolf and the lamb come face to face. Christian Schneiter puts the final touch to a parakeet. Schneiter has a big collection of psittacines. Catch me if you can! Real teddy bears Cat-fighting A reindeer and musk ox A watchdog looks at the Manimal collection. A Ross's gull It's stuffy in here! Peter Rabbit in the after-life The dodo was recreated with feathers from similar birds. A crane Icy welcome: polar bears with seals Ever wondered what a flying hedgehog looked like? A wild waiting-room Writer of Harry Potter books, J.K. Rowling considers the Snowy Owl to be the most beautiful of all owls. This content was published on December 15, 2010 2:13 PMDec 15, 2010 - 14:13 swissinfo.ch goes behind the scenes of taxidermist Christian Schneiter's museum.Exotic, literary and fantasy themes all have a part in his weird and wonderful creation..(Pictures: Rolf Amiet/swissinfo.ch) Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!