Viralpics

Partial shell of a Platyceramus platinus (giant clam). Hammer ~ 12in. These clams could grow over 4 feet wide! Late Cretaceous chalk of western KS. [OC]

Dec
20

Some of the tiny calcareous nannofossils that make up chalk: Emiliania huxleyi and Gephyrocapsa oceanica under SEM [2528×2048]

Dec
02

Figure Study, Graphite & Chalk, (1623×2142)

Nov
25

Terry Crews illusion chalk art

Oct
28

Daniele Davitti, Apocalypse at the Salt Desert, Tempera, Graphite, Chalk and Ink on Canvas, 2016 (866 x 1024)

Oct
27

Chalk sound, Turks & Caicos [1920×1080] [OC]

Oct
15

Partially prepared mosasaur vertebrae in a plaster field jacket. Collected from the Cretaceous Smoky Hill Chalk member of W. Kansas.

Aug
14

“As found” pic of 13 articulated mosasaur vertebrae from the Cretaceous Chalk of Kansas. Perfectly exposed by erosion. From near the base of the tail where the rear paddles articulate. [OC]

Aug
13

Pteranodon hand with claws from the Cretaceous Chalk of Kansas. [OC]

Aug
12