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Wild Things: 19 Times Animals Appeared on the Cover of Rolling Stone

Snakes, birds and plenty of pooches, creatures big and small have shared the spotlight on magazine covers over the decades

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Actor Oscar Isaac brought his dog Moby along for his first Rolling Stone cover shoot. But he's not the first to be photographed with a pet or other animal – and certainly won't be the last. Stevie Nicks posed with her brother Chris' cockatoo, Maxwellington, on the cover of the magazine for the September 3rd, 1981 and who can forget the many dogs, snakes cats and other critters that have made their debut on the magazine over the decades. Here, we take a look back at 19 of the memorable portraits.

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Stevie Nicks with Cockatoo: September 3rd, 1981

Stevie posed with her brother Chris' cockatoo, Maxwellington, on the cover of the magazine for the September 3rd, 1981 issue to promote her solo debut album Bella Donna, which was released on July 27th, 1981.

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