NATURAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATION

the illustrations … thank you

Casuarius casuarius johnsonii small

Southern Cassowary

Casuarius casuarius johnsonii

is a RATITE, a large flightless bird

Listed as Vulnerable on IUCN Red List 2017

and endangered nationally EPBC Australia

due to habitat loss … acrylic painting 2018

(ref. photograph taken at Billabong Zoo)

 

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“Whatever life may be, and whatever horror men have made of it, the world is a lovely place, a magic place, something to marvel over. The world is an amazing place.”  .. 

D H Lawrence, ‘The Lost Girl’ 1920

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