Thursday, 16 October 2014

Shouldn't Zoos Know the Difference?

West Midlands Safari Park

This is pretty bad, but not nearly as bad as the fact that this is the decor on the SEA LION tank.

Maybe that's why he looks so aghast.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

May the Font of Badness Never Run Dry

There are some real treasure troves of bad lions out there: taxidermy is the gift that keeps on giving. Walk into any statuary section of a museum, and you're sure to find a few.

But I've just stumbled onto a WHOLE NEW ART FORM of badness.

Behold! The tapestry:
Packwood House, Lapworth

Now, if you just squint, tilt your head to one side, and take some acid, you'll see that this is a clear depiction of a lion fighting a griffin.