Archive for February 5, 2020

RIP Kirk Douglas

Posted in RIP with tags , , on February 5, 2020 by MONSTERMINIONS

Thylacine Prints

Posted in Cryptids, Miscellania with tags , , on February 5, 2020 by MONSTERMINIONS

Nice historical renders of the Tasmanian tiger. The last illustration (circa 1870) was done by Harriet Scott (1832-1910), Colonial NSW, AU, who is best known for her contributions to Lepidoptera.

Kamongo

Posted in Miscellania with tags , , on February 5, 2020 by MONSTERMINIONS

In the original classic Creature from the Black Lagoon there’s a scene where Julie Adams refers to an ancient surviving fish called a Kamongo. That’s a colloquial name for lungfish —a Lazarus species that has survived from the Devonian Period. Here’s an artistic render.

Apparently you can eat them.

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