Artificial eye made of ivory, horn, and glass by Giovanni Batista Verle of Venice, c. 1670s. Accompanied by a book about the artificial eye dedicated to Ferdinando de’ Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, 1679. [2832×3932]

Artificial eye made of ivory, horn, and glass by Giovanni Batista Verle of Venice, c. 1670s. Accompanied by a book about the artificial eye dedicated to Ferdinando de’ Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, 1679. [2832×3932]

“Tobacco Horn” Initially carved in Danzig Germany from the Late 17th Century, Decoration applied in Imperial Russia in 1762 [1920×1494]

“Tobacco Horn” Initially carved in Danzig Germany from the Late 17th Century, Decoration applied in Imperial Russia in 1762 [1920×1494]

Wheellock birding rifle (Tschinke: steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl. 106.5 cm, Caliber .34, 1,8 kg), Poland 1640–1660[3000×1098]

Wheellock birding rifle (Tschinke: steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl. 106.5 cm, Caliber .34, 1,8 kg), Poland 1640–1660[3000×1098]

Opioid darts, helicopters, refrigerator trucks: How to move a goat from one mountain range to another — “Wearing eye masks, horn pads and leg straps, goats dangle from a helicopter.” Photo credit: Ramon Dompor / The Seattle Times [Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus), Washington,USA] [3840×5760][OS]

Opioid darts, helicopters, refrigerator trucks: How to move a goat from one mountain range to another — “Wearing eye masks, horn pads and leg straps, goats dangle from a helicopter.” Photo credit: Ramon Dompor / The Seattle Times [Mountain Goat… Continue Reading

[OC] This fossil horn coral is XL, corner to corner the span of your hand. It’s from Heltonville, Indiana again. Is such large size of horn coral uncommon? [1600×1200][OS]

[OC] This fossil horn coral is XL, corner to corner the span of your hand. It’s from Heltonville, Indiana again. Is such large size of horn coral uncommon? [1600×1200][OS]