Cape Barren goose, Cereopsis novaehollandiae
Cape Barren goose, Cereopsis novaehollandiae, and snowy sheathbill, Chionis albus. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Dumont de Sainte-Croix's Dictionary of Natural Science: Ornithology, Paris, France, 1816-1830. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
Search for Collared (Dicrostonix torquatus)
Search for Collared (Dicrostonix torquatus) and Siberian Lemmings (Lemmus sibiricus L.) in Russian Arctic. near Kara sea. Russian Arctic, Siberia, Russia. a researcher digs in order to check traps under snow (sticks with stripes of cloth are used as markers, the traps are under deep snow). Typical winter landscape on Taimyr peninsula (and habitat of lemmings).
© Andrey Zvoznikov / ardea.com
Artist's impression of a Precambrian (4, 500 to 543 million years ago) landscape, when oxygen built up in the atmosphere (about 1, 500 mya) and tinged the the surroundings red from the oxidised iron in sediments. Date:
© Mary Evans / Natural History Museum
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