The Rabbit Bulletin: TheSkvader

During my visit to the biological museum in Stockholm, I saw a “skvader” on display. A Skvader is fantasy hybrid of a hare and a capercaillie. In the late 19th century, a Swedish newspaper reported that a skvader had been shot in the woods of northern Sweden. This sparked the imagination of taxidermists who made skvaders from the skin of mountain hares and capercaillies. This one is made by taxidermist Werner Berg who worked for Stockholm’s biological museum.

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