Bnghhh blast from the past, I did these sketches for a macropalaeontology class when I studied abroad in New Zealand and promptly lost them upon returning home. Gotta find the originals and scan them properly one of these days.
(I used to be able to draw, really.)
Some drawings I did for Rehua (a maori proverb as a short comic)
Illustration of the type specimen of Megalapteryx didinus, the Upland Moa. The bird’s remains, remarkable for their preserved soft tissue, were found at Queenstown, New Zealand in 1876.
(Image: Transactions of the Zoological Society, 1883)
Bones of right foot of the extinct bird Moa (New Zealand)
Illustration from A pictorial atlas of fossil remains : consisting of coloured illustrations selected from Parkinson’s “Organic remains of a former world,” and Artis’s “Antediluvian phytology” / with descriptions by Gideon Algernon Mantel