Bone Clones is a Southern California-based osteological reproduction company, and managing director David Kronen says their skeletons go to museums, artists, schools, special effects companies and individuals.
The site boneclones.com offers everything from resin Fossil Hominids to Modern Cats to Great Apes meaning you could have a fully articulated gorilla skeleton in a chest-pounding pose in your living room for around $4000.
However, you wont be able to find The Elephant Mans recreated skeleton, and Kronen says its for good reason.
He explains, I dont think I would do it out of respect for his memory. He was so abused when he was alive...Im afraid it would fall into the wrong hands.
But if youre looking to own a not-so-normal skull, Kronen says they replicate a tiny microcephalic skull originally found in Indonesia that points to a new human species.
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