For 30 years, Merikay MacKenna has been creating lifesize mounted creatures using papier mache and man-made fur and sells them to animal lovers around the world via her website, animalhead.com.
MacKennas motto is How to Get Ahead Without Hunting, and while some critics think she is promoting animal heads as decor, she believes she is, ...celebrating the animals and, as she puts it, nothing gets killed.
So far, MacKennas most popular head is the North American moose, which sells for $595 but she also gets lots of orders for dragons, dinosaurs, miniature critters and animal costume heads.
Surprisingly, business has been booming since Sept. 11 and she credits her success to the fact that shes ... making something fun in a world on edge.
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