Taxidermy Rat High-Five Toys – Ethically Dubious

rat hand bobble toy

Yes, I know my boots/wallet/belt may be leather. I also eat meat. But these animals are not disrespected in any way. They are killed quickly and butchered without toying with them. I am thankful for the use and food they provide. However, this high-five practice crosses the line in the uncanny valley because we’re no longer making useful objects out of animal parts. And this isn’t educational taxidermy. 

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