Skinless bear sculptures expose embroidered anatomy

An artist has crafted three life-sized sculptures that reveal the internal anatomy of bears. Titled Flayed Bears, the trio were made by Deborah Simon from a clay, wire, and faux fur, and each shows a different part of its anatomy through an embroidered coat. A black bear proudly displays its spinal cord and parts of its nervous system; the polar bear’s circulatory system branches out across its torso; and a grizzly bear’s digestive tract (minus a stomach) travels from its mouth to its colon. It’s a stunningly ornamental — if not particularly accurate — demonstration of what lies beneath a bear’s fur.

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