Category: animals

Can Animals Commit Crimes?

Can Animals Commit Crimes?

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Photographs from the Los Angeles Alligator Far…

Photographs from the Los Angeles Alligator Farm amusement park, circa 1910s – 1920s.

(Images via the Los Angeles Public Library)

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Insect illustrations, Japan, 19th century.

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of En…

Insect collections from the Essig Museum of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley.

(Via the SFO Museum.)

Original Catfluencer: How a Victorian Artist&r…

Original Catfluencer: How a Victorian Artist’s Feline Fixation Gave Us the Internet Cat

“Pomp Charivari”, or a decorative hunter’s cha…

“Pomp Charivari”, or a decorative hunter’s chain made with silver charms, coins, deer antlers, eagle’s claw, and other animal horns and teeth, southern Germany, late 19th – early 20th century.

Chalkware cat made by the Universal Statuary C…

Chalkware cat made by the Universal Statuary Corporation, 1960s.

Haviland “Sea Life” china patterns, circa 1870…

Haviland “Sea Life” china patterns, circa 1870s-1880s.

How Science Made Your Dino Toys Extinct

How Science Made Your Dino Toys Extinct

R.I.P. Koko, the gorilla who learned sign lang…

R.I.P. Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language (1971 – 2018).