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Woman who went viral as giraffe hunter reveals mindblowing taxidermy

Last year, a photo of Kentucky woman Tess Thompson Talley pointing skyward as she posed with a large, black-coated giraffe she had shot in South Africa went viral and brought her a worldwide wave of media attention.

At her website, Talley says the spotlight made her “the most hated hunter in the world.”

Unrepentant, just yesterday Talley revealed a new photo of her giraffe friend as she’s had him preserved for her home, peacefully imbibing at a watering hole that looks so real you can practically drink from it.

Talley expressed her great admiration for the taxidermist’s art.


“Having the skill to take a hide some horns and hair and make it look alive is a skill that should be displayed for all to see.”

Yes, isn’t it nice to see animals as if they were alive. What a concept.


[For you, Jesus: Myrrh, frankincense, dead giraffe]

What the public didn’t understand, Talley explained, was the heroic service she had provided by eliminating the intimidating, violent herbivore who had been terrorizing the countryside.

In a statement to push back at the criticism, Talley revealed that the bull giraffe was “beyond breeding age, yet had killed 3 younger bulls… Now that the giraffe is gone, the younger bulls are able to breed.”

In other words, Talley eliminated the Don Corleone of long-necked leaf eaters, and finally ended its tyranny of the countryside.

A devout Christian, Talley will continue to look for gangster herbivores to cull in the name of her savior and for her deep commitment to conservation.




Posted by Tony Ortega on April 1, 2019 at 17:00

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Tony Ortega is a journalist who was formerly the editor of The Village Voice. He’s written about Scientology since 1995, and in May 2015 released a book about Scientology’s harassment of Paulette Cooper titled ‘The Unbreakable Miss Lovely,’ and more recently a compilation of his stories, ‘Battlefield Scientology.’ He continues to monitor breaking developments in the Scientology world, as well as other subjects at The Underground Bunker. You can reach him by sending him a message at tonyo94 AT (Drop him a line if you’d like to get an e-mail whenever a new story is posted.)


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