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Animal & Insect Masks

Animal masksThe animal masks and insect masks have been created for a wide variety of events and productions. There are masks for story telling, opera, trade shows, environmental activism and just buzzing about.

Included in the collection of animal masks and insect masks are a number designs build to be worn on top of the head much like the headpieces for the Lion King. The there are 4 types of masks offered.  Full face animal masks, half masks in animal form, top hat masks and head pieces.

  • Full face masks are designed to be worn over the entire face.
  • Half masks are designed to cover only half the face so the actor can speak or make sound
  • Top Hat style masks are worn on the top of the actor or dancers head are made made visible by pointing the top of the head toward the audience. This allows the body and spine to engage mechanically like the animal depicted.
  • Head pieces are designed so the head of the animal is worn on top of the head of the actor and the actors face is then seen beneath the animal head above.

Animal masks were the first masks put into use by ancient primitive humans. The first masks worn were the actual head of the animal killed in the hunt.  the severed head would be placed on the head of the hunter or Shaman and the hunt would then be danced in reenactment around the fire to celebrate the kill, the life sacrificed and the sustenance that gives and maintains life.

In many cultures animals were those that existed first before humankind and were responsible for bringing the planet and all life on it into being. These stories are told through ritual and dance using the animal masks.

If you can imagine yourself opening the NASDAQ wearing a dog mask or a cat mask choose one of those from the collection. The dogs and cats pictured here have actually opened trading on the NASDAQ in New York City.

Keep checking for new designs when you’re curious about new masks. Curiosity only killed the cat you know.

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  • Badger Mask

    $98.00
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  • animal half mask

    Bear Cub Mask

    $89.00
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  • bird half mask

    Bird Mask

    $89.00
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  • caribou animal mask

    Caribou Mask

    $112.00
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  • crow bird mask

    Crow Mask

    $98.00
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  • Deer Mask Head Piece

    $195.00
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  • dog half mask

    Dog Mask

    $89.00
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  • Fly Mask

    Fly Mask

    $89.00
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  • Half Mask, Grey Wolf

    Grey Wolf Mask

    $89.00
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  • grizzly bear animal mask

    Grizzly Bear Mask

    $98.00
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  • horse animal mask

    Horse Mask

    $150.00
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  • Magical Deer Mask

    $135.00
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  • mask of mama bear

    Mama Bear Mask

    $89.00
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  • marmot animal mask

    Marmot Mask

    $98.00
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  • mole animal mask

    Mole Mask

    $89.00
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  • crow bird mask

    Mother Crow Mask

    $98.00
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  • weasel animal mask

    Mother Weasel Mask

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  • mountain lion animal mask

    Mountain Lion Mask

    $98.00
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  • mouse animal mask

    Mouse Mask

    $98.00
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  • Native American Wolf Mask

    Pacific Northwest Wolf Mask

    $175.00
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  • porcupine animal mask

    Porcupine Mask

    $98.00
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  • animal mask racoon

    Raccoon Mask

    $98.00
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  • Native American Raven Mask

    Raven Mask

    $175.00
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  • fox animal mask

    Red Fox Mask

    $98.00
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  • Red Wolf Mask

    Red Wolf Mask

    $89.00
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  • Thunderbird Mask

    Thunderbird Mask

    $175.00
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  • animal mask weasel

    Weasel Mask

    $98.00
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  • woodchuck animal mask

    Woodchuck Mask

    $89.00
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  • Wolf Mask, Yellow, Animal Mask

    Yellow Wolf Mask

    $89.00
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  • Mouse Half Mask

    Brave Mouse Mask

    $89.00
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  • Ant Half Mask, View 2

    Ant Mask

    $89.00
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  • Crow Half Mask

    Wise Crow Mask

    $89.00
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  • Fox Mask

    Fox Mask

    $89.00
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  • Half Mask, Grasshopper

    Grasshopper Mask

    $89.00
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  • Hare Half Mask

    Hare Mask

    $89.00
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  • Half Mask, Lion

    Lion Mask

    $89.00
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  • Half Mask, Tortoise

    Tortoise Mask

    $89.00
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  • Basset Hound Mask

    Basset Hound Mask

    $185.00
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  • Beagle Mask

    Beagle Mask

    $165.00
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  • Bear Headpiece Theatre Mask

    Bear Mask Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Centipede Half Mask

    Centipede Mask

    $89.00
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  • Eagle Mask Headpiece

    Eagle Mask Head Piece

    $115.00
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  • Mau Cat Mask

    Egyptian Mau Mask

    $165.00
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  • Ewe Headpiece Theatre Mask

    Ewe Mask Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Frog Mask

    Frog Mask

    $95.00
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  • Giraffe Mask Headpiece, View 1

    Giraffe Mask Head Piece

    $115.00
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  • Glow Worm Mask

    Glow Worm Mask

    $89.00
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  • Golden Retriever Mask

    Golden Retriever Mask

    $165.00
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  • Great Pyrenees Mask

    Great Pyrenees Mask

    $165.00
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  • Hyena Headpiece Theatre Mask

    Hyena Mask Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Half Mask, Lady Bug

    Ladybug Mask

    $89.00
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  • Lion Headpiece Theatre Mask

    Lion Mask Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Persian Cat Mask

    Persian Cat Mask

    $165.00
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  • Polar Bear Mask

    Polar Bear Mask

    $115.00
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  • Pug Mask

    Pug Mask

    $165.00
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  • Racoon Mask

    Raccoon Mask Head Piece

    $115.00
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  • Siamese Cat Mask

    Siamese Cat Mask

    $165.00
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  • Half Mask, Silk Worm

    Silk Worm Mask

    $89.00
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  • Spider Half Mask

    Spider Mask

    $89.00
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  • Springer Spaniel Mask

    Springer Spaniel Mask

    $165.00
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  • Swallow Half Mask

    Swallow Mask

    $89.00
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  • Great Awk Headpiece on Theatre Mask, Modeled

    The Great Auk Mask Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Horn Bill Mask

    Hornbill Mask

    $95.00
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  • Meer Cat Mask

    Meercat Mask

    $95.00
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  • Worm Mask

    Worm Mask

    $89.00
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  • Buffalo Skull Mask, Front View

    Buffalo Skull Mask

    $185.00
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  • Hoopoe Half Mask

    Hoopoe Mask

    $89.00
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  • Jaguar Lion Mask

    Jaguar Lion Mask

    $112.00
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  • King of the Jungle Lion Headpiece 2

    King of the Jungle Lion Head Piece

    $150.00
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  • Nightingale Half Mask

    Nightingale Mask

    $89.00
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