Last week, Antwerp Zoo in Belgium welcomed a pink, wrinkly and bald bundle of joy. Born to mom Curly, the baby Aardvark is recieving around the clock care from keepers. Though its upright ears and weight are a sign of good health, nursing has been a challenge for Curly. The cub feeds every three hours, and the keepers must often hand-nurse. Currently the sex of the cub is unknown. Once the sex has been determined, a name will be selected.
Visit ZooBorns to see more photos of the wrinkly baby!
Esther Pearl Watson
acrylic, glitter on panel
20” x 30”
Double-page spread by Walt Simonson (pencils) and Klaus Janson (inks) from the adaptation of Close Encounters of the Third Kind in Marvel Super Special #3, 1978.
It’s been an exciting two weeks for Santa Barbara Zoo, with two Masai giraffe calves born within ten days of each other! Five year-old Audrey gave birth to the first calf, a male named Dane, on April 18th. On April 28th, five year-old Betty Lou gave birth to a female, Sunshine. Both calves are healthy and under their mothers’ care. Dane is six feet three inches tall and weighs 156 pounds. Slightly smaller, Sunshine stands six feet tall and weighs 133 pounds.
Visit ZooBorns to see many more photos and a video of the pair, and to learn more about the giraffes at the zoo!
Here’s the second thing you see in the intro/title sequence to Marc Maron’s new show, Maron, (premiering tonight at 10 pm on IFC) as the camera pans across his garage, and the second thing you see when you open Tony Millionaire’s new book Green Eggs and Maakies (coming soon).
Here’s Tony’s interview on the July 5, 2012 episode of Marc’s WTF podcast, a portion of which is transcribed on the page facing the portrait in the book.
Here’s Tony’s book 500 Portraits featuring many more comedians, actors, authors, historical figures, composers, fetuses, etc.
See how it all comes together?
I usually don’t reblog my work posts but this combines several of my favorite things.
Rom Spaceknight, 2013 by Anthony Vukojevich.
Mixed media Morningstar veggie bacon and sausage on a griddle.
Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSL
a small commissioned drawing from 2011. Did you know I’m willing to make a drawing at any price? Nice stuff costs $ - but you can use my olde donate button here to get something drawn *just for you* http://ronrege.blogspot.com/p/commissions.html