We taxidermied a rat. All it takes is a little imagination ... and a lot of Borax
Updated 5:55 AM ET, Sat February 8, 2020
The first step in taxidermying a rat, you learn, is to warm its cold little body with your hands. It arrives frozen, and the combination of textures and temperatures — the silken fur, the firm sack of rapidly thawing innards below, is deeply unfamiliar to a taxidermy novice.