Dr. Krantz and Clyde mounted at the Smithsonian. Still my favorite thing ever.
Before Krantz died, he said to Smithsonian anthropologist David Hunt, “I’ve been a teacher all my life and I think I might as well be a teacher after I’m dead, so why don’t I just give you my body.” When Hunt agreed, Krantz added, “But there’s one catch: You have to keep my dogs with me.”
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The Ouroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating tail Its Own. The Ouroboros represents exactly the cyclic perpetual renewal of life and infinity, the concept of eternity and the eternal return, and represents exactly the cycle of life, death and rebirth, leading to immortality, as in the phoenix.
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