Golden earring featuring a glass pendant in the form of a stylized human head. Phoenician or Carthaginian. 3rd to 1st century B.C. [3845×4000]

Golden earring featuring a glass pendant in the form of a stylized human head. Phoenician or Carthaginian. 3rd to 1st century B.C. [3845×4000]

For once, it’s not about one animal but several… each of these coral colonies is forming a pretty healthy coral reef. Unfortunately, if we don’t take urgent measures to stop climate change, pollution and other consequences of human activities, these will soon be a blast from the past…

For once, it’s not about one animal but several… each of these coral colonies is forming a pretty healthy coral reef. Unfortunately, if we don’t take urgent measures to stop climate change, pollution and other consequences of human activities, these… Continue Reading

Here is one of the world’s most endangered wild cattle species, the tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), a dwarf buffalo species endemic to the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. The specimen photographed here is named Kali, he is the last tamaraw known under human care.

Here is one of the world’s most endangered wild cattle species, the tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), a dwarf buffalo species endemic to the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. The specimen photographed here is named Kali, he is the last tamaraw… Continue Reading

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by snakes and insects. [6710×8935]

Picture of “Wound Man” from an English anatomical treatise, c. 1400-1600. Presumably served as a reminder of the injuries to which the human body is prone. These typically range from blows to the head, to stab wounds and bites by… Continue Reading

Here is my cutest smile for you all today. This sand tiger shark living under human care has a deformed upper jaw but can still eat correctly and is, otherwise, very healthy. Sand tiger sharks are peaceful sharks responsible for very few attacks on men and, apparently, no casualties at all.

Here is my cutest smile for you all today. This sand tiger shark living under human care has a deformed upper jaw but can still eat correctly and is, otherwise, very healthy. Sand tiger sharks are peaceful sharks responsible for… Continue Reading

A box of Dr. Carter Moffat’s Ammoniaphone device “for enriching the tone, extending the range of the human voice, and for the treatment of coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, consumption, aphonia, or loss of voice, deafness, all affections of the throat and chest.” British, c. 1870-1900. [3504×1487]

A box of Dr. Carter Moffat’s Ammoniaphone device “for enriching the tone, extending the range of the human voice, and for the treatment of coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, consumption, aphonia, or loss of voice, deafness, all affections of the throat… Continue Reading

Memento mori brooch consisting of a woven section of human hair from a deceased loved one with a skeleton holding an hour glass overlaid on it, European, 1689. [3010×3554]

Memento mori brooch consisting of a woven section of human hair from a deceased loved one with a skeleton holding an hour glass overlaid on it, European, 1689. [3010×3554]