One of the few more typical illustration pieces I did whilst at uni.
Animal rights isn’t something I get that up in arms about, honestly. But something really irks me about the whole white tiger thing… I think it’s the deception.
For those unaware, white tigers are NOT a sub-species of tiger. They should not be being bred for conservation, or arguably at all. And the breeding of them has damaged the captive tiger population, both white and regular, bengal and siberian, beyond repair. They also often suffer ill effects of in breeding.
Note the DNA being washed out in my image.
Learn more about the White Tiger Fraud.
during the autumn rutting season, red deer stag find themselves with elaborate bracken crowns from having rubbed their heads against the ground, which they do to strengthen their neck muscles so as to help them in battle with those competing for the affections of the does. photos by (click pic) mark smith, toby melville, luke millward and greg morgan in london’s richmond park. (see also: more autumn rut in richmond park)
Do you ever think about all of the really nice drunk girls you’ve met in bathrooms and wonder how they are doing? I miss you all
Oh, look. Wolves in sheep’s clothing.
The bright red face of a uakari is thought to be an honest indicator of the monkey’s health, facilitating mate choice. The healthier and more parasite-free the individual, the brighter the face.
Image credit: Robin Ryan