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Yes, Those Taxidermy Birds at Fivestory Are For Sale

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Courtesy of Creel and Gow on Lexington Avenue, a few taxidermy feathered friends now reside at Fivestory on the Upper East Side. The birds include a Swainson's Toucan (found in Honduras, Ecuador and Columbia); a Chilean Flamingo (found in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil); and a Sarus Crane (found in the Indian subcontinent, parts of southeast Asia, and Australia).

And yes, they're for sale. Animal lovers shouldn't feel queasy when walking by the shop, though: Each bird was originally from a zoo and died of natural causes.
· Creel & Gow [Official Site]
· Fivestory Sells "A Ridiculous Amount of Product" on Instagram [Racked NY]
· How Claire Distenfeld Opened Fivestory with the Help of her Dad [Racked NY]

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