So imagine how angry I was when I found out the taxidermy website The Weird and Wonderful are offering a human skull as a competition prize. [Added Sat 11am: link is now dead - see at bottom of story] This is wrong. Here is why I as a fellow bone collector think that this is wrong, and they should rethink what they are doing.
Update 1:Just after an hour after I published this, I got an email from Norman Wright from The Weird and Wonderful. He offered to withdraw the skull from the competition - hurrah ! - but there was a catch:
If you're interested in what I feel about the ethics of bone collecting, my Seven Golden Rules for bone collectors are in my book: "Jake's Bones" - links to the Amazon listings for US and UK are at the top of the page, but try to buy from local bookshops when you can.
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