Tag: extinct

A Dodo chick (Raphus cucullatus) is begging for food. Probably the Dodo has feed his chicks with crop milk because they were related to pigeons. The Dodo died out in the 17th century and today its one of the best examples for an exterminated animal. But it is only one of many birds that are lost in Mauritius.

Acrylic paint on paper, 2018

32 x 24 cm

Sketches of a passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), drawn from a zoological specimen at the Natural History Museum Erfurt. The last one of this bird species died in 1914. It was native in North America.

Pencil, 2018

21 x 15 cm

Gomphotherium angustidens (Proboscidea) & Xenokeryx amidalae (Palaeomerycidae), Miocene, Europe

Ink, 2017

100 x 70 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2018, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Mastodonsaurus giganteus (Temnospondyli) & Thecodontosaurus antiquus (Sauropodomorpha), Upper Triassic, Europe

Watercolour & acrylic paint on paper, 2017/18

70 x 50 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2018, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Batrachognathus volans (Anurognathidae) & Palaeolepidopterix aurea (Micropterigidae), Late Jurassic, Kazakhstan

Pencil, 2017

29,5 x 21 cm

Psephoderma alpinum (Placodontia), Late Triassic, Europe

Coloured pencil, 2015/16

70 x 50 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2016, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Smilodon fatalis, a well known saber-toothed cat from the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles and state fossil of California; Late Pleistocene, USA

Ink, 2012

29,5 x 21 cm

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