Hi AtoZers! Welcome back to Tongue In Cheek for day 2 of the Challenge. You're pretty intrepid if you returned after yesterday's Polkapocalypse. Today we have another look back at the best of Tongue In Cheek with squirrels going at it mano y mano. Yes, squirrels in the square ring. Dead, of course.
Yes, squirrel boxing. Taxidermy style.
Apparently, some time around the 1930's it became popular to mount dead squirrels in a boxing ring, wearing trunks.
coveted works of art are difficult to find, but they came to my
attention because a gentleman in my area listed one for sale on
(That's with the ring.)
further investigation--because, really, how could I not--it was found
that there's no limit to what taxidermied squirrels can do. (And apparently no limit to the supply of dead squirrels to do them on.)
Or even more lethal than rapiers, and my personal favorite.
So, what is it that you would have your taxidermy squirrels engaging in? (And yes, they even have them doing that.)