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I modelled & rigged this on a slow morning at work whilst doing other things. Started as a doodle during a meeting, and evolved to this.
I've been a long time reader of this website, but never contributed anything; hopefully soon I'll find the time to upload something more complex.
The rig is very simple, with few controls. I've foregone FK controls for simplicity-sake. The 'Tail' Control and the 'Eye Follow' controls both have a switch to toggle their parent constraint to the body.
If anyone actually animates this, I'd be thrilled to see the result; feel free to e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.