1. a warm-blooded vertebrate animal of a class that is distinguished by the possession of hair or fur, the secretion of milk by females for the nourishment of the young, and (typically) the birth of live young.
Bison Looking Back 12" x 24" Oil on Wood Looking back on the relationship between the American Bison and humans is both heartbreaking and inspiring. At one time, there were 20-30 million Of these animals roaming the Great Plains. But due to thoughtless humans seeking a payday, the population was brought down to around 1,000 by the late 1800's. Thanks to numerous hardworking and dedicated people, that number today is over half [...]
Beluga 6" x 12" Oil on Wood Panel This painting was a gift for an animal trainer friend of mine who works with marine mammals. This piece seems to highlight the mystery that the ocean and these animals hold. Whether it's their environment, or meanings behind their behaviors, or their vocalizations, there is still so many unknowns with species like the beluga. These arctic whales don't have a dorsal fin, and are [...]