Rescued owl at Buffalo Bill Draper Museum raptor experience. Amelia the short-eared owl caught her left wing in a barbed-wire fence which had to be amputated. [OC]

Rescued owl at Buffalo Bill Draper Museum raptor experience. Amelia the short-eared owl caught her left wing in a barbed-wire fence which had to be amputated. [OC]

Canada’s original Centre Block Parliament Building, the morning after it caught on fire in 1916. The fire killed one MP, and necessitated the rebuilding of the entire structure, except the library at the back. [4260×3220]

Canada’s original Centre Block Parliament Building, the morning after it caught on fire in 1916. The fire killed one MP, and necessitated the rebuilding of the entire structure, except the library at the back. [4260×3220]

The white grunt (Haemulon plumierii) is a very common and well known fish from the western central Atlantic Ocean. It seems not to be targeted by large scale fisheries. However, subadults and adults are regularly caught to be displayed in aquariums.

The white grunt (Haemulon plumierii) is a very common and well known fish from the western central Atlantic Ocean. It seems not to be targeted by large scale fisheries. However, subadults and adults are regularly caught to be displayed in… Continue Reading

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste. Currenty located in Valencia Museum. [564×571]

Roman mosaic showing Hercules who caught a Ceryneian Hind. It was a third labour of Hercules to bring an animal to Eurystheus – king of Tyryns. Object is dated back to 170-180 CE and made of marble, terracotta, glass paste.… Continue Reading