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Road Kill So Perty You Can Bring It Home To Ma


Most people swerve around road kill in hopes of avoiding the gore, or worse, the dreaded thwump that indicates you added your treadmarks to the list of said road kill’s insults. But a few crazy people will screech to a halt to see what got hit. Two of these folks just happen to be researchers, [...]

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Ichthyology Meets Printmaking


This guest post is by Stephen Di Cerbo, a natural science illustrator I know through the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators. Here, he describes the evolution of a relatively new art form from Japan called Gyotaku, or fish printing, and introduces us to its modern-day ambassador, Mr. Mineo Yamamoto. My first exposure to Gyotaku was [...]

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Tetrapod Zoology

Tales from the Cryptozoologicon: Megalodon!

Cropped version of John Conway's Megalodon image (scroll down for full version). From the soon-to-be-published Cryptozoologicon.

The other day I showcased some art and text from the upcoming Cryptozoologicon, a book currently being put together by John Conway, C. M. Kosemen and myself and scheduled to appear later this year. Today I want to do the same thing. This time, we’re going to look at the section on Megalodon, the Megatooth [...]

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