Late at Night.
Part of my comics final; the past several years, in a nutshell.
Forgot to mention: I wrote this comic for a comics anthology - ADULT MAGAZINE - curated/edited by Hamish Steele! Short comics about growing up and adulthood. Very honored, to be invited to be a part of it!
Yup - here’s a sneak preview of an upcoming anthology I’ve created called Adult Magazine. It features some of my favourite artists and I was very pleased to have each one work on it. :)
It will be coming out next year.
A leucistic (partially-albino) red-tailed hawk with its handler. Taken from the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, MN.
Of all the raptors, the red-tailed hawk is the most prone to occasional leucism and albinism. Fully albino individuals generally perish quickly, since the lack of pigment in the eyes robs the birds the ability to see effectively.
Leucistic individuals have a chance of surviving in the wild, since they retain pigment in their eyes. Thus, sightings of pale, mottled, or fully white (but dark-eyed) red-tailed hawks are rare but regular throughout the population.
emperor penguins, like other birds, have the capacity to fluff their feathers and insulate their bodies with a layer of air. but where most birds have rows of feathers with bare skin between them, emperors have a dense, uniform coat of feathers with tiny filaments at the base which allows them to release this air as lubricating microbubbles. this acts to reduce viscosity and cut drag, thus enabling the penguins to reach speeds of twenty seven feet a second and fly out of the water and over any potential waiting leopard seals.
I’ve always adored how adapted penguins are compared to other birds.
Tarantula tootsies appreciation post <3