Alexis Turner is the founder of London Taxidermy and author of TAXIDERMY published by Thames & Hudson (May 2013). He is the founder of LONDON TAXIDERMY LTD and has been buying, selling and hiring natural history for over twenty years. He studied Law and History of Art at University and prior to setting up his taxidermy business he designed a wine bar, was director of a Media Recruitment Consultancy, worked as a part-time DJ and TV presenter and has exhibited his art work at the Mall Galleries and the RCA. He has been instrumental in raising the profile of taxidermy and natural history. His clients range widely, including film and television; fashion and jewellery design; advertising, photography and art; magazines and books, and museums.