Yes I already know you want one, so the next time you are in your local pet shop, ask for a Callithrix pygmaea…the world’s smallest monkey.
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I’m thinking this common Potoo, or as I like to call it, ‘ Nyctibius griseus‘ has been a source of inspiration for the late and great Jim Henson. Believe it or not, this little noctnurnal bird of Central and South America is a master of camouflage…ya, not with those crazy eyes. Okay, no, that’s adorable…please
What else could you possibly make from mink, coyote, skunk, box turtle, mouse and wild turkey bones? Well if your artist Tim Prince of Forgotten Boneyard you make an aliens’ (xenomorph) facehugger aka ‘Parasitoid‘. If collecting animal bones and making art out of them isn’t quite your thing…you can purchase this piece for about $1,000.
Just when you think you have a grasp on the whole insect/bug world, the animal kingdom throws you for a loop. In an amazing attempt at fakery, this this Ugandan jumping spider (top) would like you to think it’s really a Tetraponera twig ant. Those aren’t antennae you see pointing forward, those are the forelegs,
Using a plethora of bones from cute little animals, Forgotten Boneyards cleverly put together this wicked-cool tribute to Little Shop of Horrors using a box turtle shells, a skunk skull, coyote teeth, little baby raccoon mandible, a mouse skull and a mink vertebrae/scapula. The 18” eerie carnivorous plant, Audrii Muscipula can be yours for $500.00.
Looking a wee bit like Dustin Hoffman, scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkey living in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Known locally as the Lesula, or as I like to call it ‘Cercopithecus Lomamiensis,’ scientists say it is only the second discovery of a monkey species
It’s difficult to believe just how lucky dogs of wealthy, high-ranking and presumably eccentric samurai’s or daimyo’s (feudal lord) in the mid to late Edo period (mid-18th to mid-19th century) were. Yes this truly bizarre rawhide suit and lacquered wooden mask canine samurai armor,was for sale on the Japanese antiques site Toraba several years back.
Or we could have called this post ‘Meet the couple who will one day die violently in their sleep’. Michael Jamison and his girlfriend Jackie Smit have invited a 400-pound Bengal tiger to come live with them in their home in Brakpan, South Africa…who in turn shares the house with 14 other dogs. They bought