Animals in Sci-Art: Scientific Illustrations II

Flamingo by Edward Lear (1812–1888) Two woodcuts from the book List of the Vertebrated Animals Now or Lately Living in the Gardens of the Zoological Society of London by the Zoological Society of London, 1896 Diplocaulidae by Nobu Tamura, 2021 Illustration from the book The Infancy of Animals by William Plane Pycraft, 1913 From the … Continue reading Animals in Sci-Art: Scientific Illustrations II

The Thylacine: Distinction in Extinction

From the book Atlas de Zoologie: ou collection de 100 planches by Paul Gervais, 1844 The thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) was first described in 1808 by George Harris (note that the illustration above refers to the animal as Thylacinus Harrisii). Also known by the common names Tasmanian tiger and Tasmanian wolf, the thylacine had a canid … Continue reading The Thylacine: Distinction in Extinction