u/umbratundra on Reddit shared a video of them making this incredible Vaporeon doll. It took 30 hours and features an adjustable wireframe body, a realistic skull, brilliant faux fur (shaved to perfection), and stunning eyes. I will admit (as did some commenters) that the skull was scary to look at until umbratundra fit it into the body and covered it with the fur.
One noteworthy point was the time and cost involved with these kinds of projects:
Shout out to indie creators!