|The Procession, by Lindsey Carr|
|Natural Dark, by Lindsey Carr|
What I love about bestiaries is that they show a fundamental relationship between humans and the world. Who could hear about or see a magnificent creature for the first time (for example, the buffalo of North America) and not create a whole mythology around it?
|by Conrad Gesner, via Mon Cabinet de Curiosites|
|Leafy Sea Dragon, by William Beulow Gould, via the Book of Barely Imagined Beings|