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The Drift

As Brooklyn morphed from a borough into an aesthetic, few totems were more emblematic of its precious urban-rusticism than taxidermied animals in cocktail bars. There is a menagerie of wall-mounted critters at the Drift, a dive bar and Southern restaurant in Greenpoint. But this time, it's more camp than campfire.

''It was a funny-looking bear head,'' said Chris Young, an owner. Other wildlife includes a fox and a raccoon. ''I've always avoided taxidermy, but the cliché has kind of run a

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