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Hannibal Modern Sculpture (2015)

Who needs a painting when he has a sculpture?

Sources:

  • Hannibal: Promo picture Hannibal Season 2: Photo by Michael Muller/NBC [x]
  • Statue: So-called “Ludovisi Ares” (Copy after Roman Original) by Gianlorenzo Bernini [1622] [x]

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Ancient 4-Eyed Predator Wielded Wicked Toothy Claws

by Becky Oskin

A newly discovered Cambrian predator with a wicked set of arms under its four-eyed face reveals that early arthropods were experimentalists when it came to using their limbs.

The marine creature, now called Yawunik kootenayi, lived 508 million years ago during the Cambrian Period, when the major animal groups and complex ecosystems first appeared in the fossil record. Its fossils are about the size and shape of an empanada (6 in, or 15 cm, long).

It is the first new species reported from a stunning fossil find in Marble Canyon in British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park. The Marble Canyon fossil beds, located in 2012, rival the iconic Burgess Shale for their diversity of soft-bodied fossils and exquisite preservation, scientists said…

(read more: Live Science)

illustration by Lars Field (Phlesch Bubble)