Himantolophus groenlandicus skeleton - Atlantic footballfish
Lütken, C. F. 1880 Spolia Atlantica. Bidrag til Kundskab om Formforandringer hos Fiske under deres Vaext og Udvikling, saerligt hos nogle af Atlanterhavets Højsøfiske. Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter Kjøbenhavn (Ser. 5) v. 12: 409-613, Pls. 1-5.
Human Arteries 1751
FInal for my Animal Anatomy final. I had an independent study with the wonderful and talented Al Gury.
Sketch from the old master “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” by Jacques- Louis David, with my skeleton overlay on vellum over it.
I had a lot of fun doing these studies for Al and he taught me a lot about the comparison between animal and human anatomy.
Jaws of a biting cat compared to a sabretooth cat. Sabretooth cat skulls were designed for a swift downward strike of the sabre-teeth, not a strong bite. The coronoid process was also greatly reduces, meaning the jaws were weakly bound to the skull and couldn’t withstand much bending or twisting.