Hemanta Mishra is a Nepali conservationist who, among other things, was part of the campaign to set up Nepals’ first national park, primarily to protect what is usually referred to as the Indian Rhinoceros, but which he refers to, for understandable nationalistic reasons, as the Asian one-horned rhinoceros. This book is a memoir and is primarily […]
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3 December 2012 – 11:29 am
9 December 2007 – 2:30 pm
Found while browsing the British Museum archive of 2D art, a walrus head drawn by Albrecht Dürer: It looks even better viewed large. I think that deserves to be as famous as his equally marvellous rhinoceros.