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hms-surprise: “ Inside/out view of the Orcinus Orca -Tommy Moorman ”

Watercolor Vermont Farm Wedding Invitations via @Oh So Beautiful Paper: http://ohsobeautifulpaper.com/2014/01/shawn-matthews-watercolor-vermont-farm-wedding-invitations/ | Design + Photo: Grey Snail Press #watercolor #wedding

Shawn + Matthew's Watercolor Vermont Farm Wedding Invitations

nice crab print by julie

An illustration from "Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Krabben und Krebse' ([An attempt at] The Natural History of Crabs and Lobsters)," 1782 and the illustrated by German naturalist and entomologist Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst via BlibliOdyssey

Flamingo, A Natural History of Birds: Illustrated with a Hundred and One Copper Plates, Eleazar Albin and William Derham, 1731-1738.

Flamingo, A Natural History of Birds: Illustrated with a Hundred and One Copper Plates, Eleazar Albin and William Derham,

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VINTAGE FISH ILLUSTRATION PLATE

Illustration by J. Hennig from Systema Ichthyologiae Iconibus CX Illustratum, by author/illustrator Marcus Elieser Bloch Published in 1801

"Franklin's Tartar" ~ looks like a striped carnation

A Scarlet Bizarre Carnation. from William Curtis Botanical Magazine Edition Prints Vol 1787

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This detail work would look excellent in a tattoo...

This detail work would look excellent in a tattoo.

awesome Harvard Museums of Cultural and Natural History  US Map & Phone & Address

awesome Harvard Museums of Cultural and Natural History US Map & Phone & Address

Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) by BioDivLibrary on Flickr. [Die vergleichende Osteologie /. Bonn :In Commission bei Eduard Weber,1821-1838..biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40170454

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae Genus: Sciurus Subgenus: Sciurus Species: S.

"Necks lie.  Another nice illustration of how misleading birds’ necks are when viewed in a live animal is this parrot (probably Amazona ochrocephala) in the Natuurhistorisch Museum of Rotterdam (from this Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs post)." Source: http://svpow.com/2012/09/20/hoatzins-lie-and-so-do-parrots/

Back when we were at Cambridge for the 2010 SVPCA, we saw taxidermied and skeletonised hoatzins, and were struck that the cervical skeleton was so very much longer than the neck as it appears in li.

Beetles cleaning skulls

Time-lapse of dermestid beetles cleaning a two-headed calf skull

Cross-Section of a Ponderosa Pine Needle or Leaf (Pinus Ponderosa)

Cross-Section of a Ponderosa Pine Needle or Leaf (Pinus Ponderosa)

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