A female Persian onager (Equus hemionus onager) and her offspring from Augsburg Zoo, Germany. This species is listed as endangered and is endemic to Iran. About 600 wild specimens are left in the wild. The specimens photographed are part of a captive breeding program.

A female Persian onager (Equus hemionus onager) and her offspring from Augsburg Zoo, Germany. This species is listed as endangered and is endemic to Iran. About 600 wild specimens are left in the wild. The specimens photographed are part of… Continue Reading

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica, in victory, and looking down at the ground, presumably at her fallen opponent [1200×1958]

Small bronze statue – the second image of a female gladiator known to exist, now in a museum in Germany, as being a depiction of a female gladiator. She is shown raising a small curved sword, known as a sica,… Continue Reading

“In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered female orca [killer whale] leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of” Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Photo credit: AP Photo / Elaine Thompson, File [2000 x 1085] [OS]

“In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, an endangered female orca [killer whale] leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of” Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Photo credit: AP Photo / Elaine Thompson, File [2000 x… Continue Reading

Swimming Reindeer sculpture made from the tip of a mammoth tusk, c.11,000 BC. The leading, more detailed figure is a female with smaller body and antlers. Finely incised notching and shading outlines the variation of colours in her coat. [750×372]

Swimming Reindeer sculpture made from the tip of a mammoth tusk, c.11,000 BC. The leading, more detailed figure is a female with smaller body and antlers. Finely incised notching and shading outlines the variation of colours in her coat. [750×372]