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This is from a series of three small prints celebrating predators. Here we have a Racer snake eating another, smaller snake. All snakes are predatory animals, and the fact that some of them eat other snakes means that they may be the apex predators (and thus key regulators) in certain ecosystems. Without the predators, we’re nothing.

This print is made from two hand-carved shina woodblocks printed on a Chandler and Price letterpress at Flight 64 studio in Portland.


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Ape Portraits

Ape Portraits

January 5, 2011

Here’s a link to the site of photographer James Mollison, who has undertaken a great project of portraiture in Indonesia, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo: Passport photographs of apes….