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Vintage Nature Illustration Wednesday – Turtle Carapaces

Historische Bild- und Schriftgutsammlungen des Museums für Naturkunde - Bestand: Zool. Mus. Signatur: SI, Nachl. Schoepf II, Bl. 60

Historische Bild und Schriftgutsammlungen des Museums für Naturkunde – Bestand: Zool. Mus. Signatur: SI, Nachl. Schoepf II, Bl. 60

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Vintage Nature Illustration Wednesday – Crabs

R. P. Nodder, 1814

R. P. Nodder, 1814

R. P. Nodder, 1814

R. P. Nodder, 1814

 

Vintage Nature Illustration Wednesday – Spring Birds

Ron King 1965

Ron King 1965

Vintage Nature Illustration Wednesday – Snake

1735 by Albertus Seba (1665–1736) volume 2, Sloane Collection

1735 Thesaurus by Albertus Seba (1665–1736) volume 2, Sloane Collection

Gratuitous Baby Squirrel Cuteness

A pair of rescued baby Gray Squirrels were recently brought into the nature center after the tree holding their nest was felled. These two were the only survivors and made it up to our local rehabber, who has an outdoor squirrel learning cage for just such critters.

It’s really a good thing that rodents tend to be bitey and spicey-tempered, and that they poop everywhere, because otherwise these two would have come home with me in an instant.