Ho Hum..


Maple Heights, United States

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20×24 soft pastel on grey velvet paper. Original available.

As of 06-12-17, 3388 views and 19 favorited.

CHALLENGES: Indigenous to East & Southern Africa – Avatar – Top 10; African Art & Photography – November Avatar – Top 10; African Art & Photography – April 2014 Avatar – Top 10;
FEATURES: African Beauty; Naturally Black/White, Duo & Contrast Group; Shameless Self-Promotion; Contemporary Pastel Painters; AMAZING Wildlife; Welcome To The Jungle; The Best of RedBubble; AMAZING Wildlife; The Best of Anything & Everything; LOVE THESE CREATURES; Animals of Africa & Madagascar;

I got permission from the photographer for this one, because I fell in love with the position of all four “hands” and couldn’t resist her.. she has the wisdom of the ages in her eyes. Regrettably, she has since passed on.

The Western Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), an African native, is the most populous species of the genus Gorilla. Nearly all of the individuals of this taxon belong to the Western Lowland Gorilla subspecies (G. g. gorilla) whose population is approximately 94,000 individuals. There are fewer than 300 of the only other Western Gorilla subspecies, the Cross River Gorilla (G. g. diehli). Wild western gorillas are known to use tools.

The World Conservation Union lists the Western Gorillia as critically endangered, the most severe denomination next to global extinction, on its 2007 Red List of Threatened Species. The Ebola virus is depleting Western Gorilla populations to a point where it might become impossible for them to recover. (info from Wikipedia)

  • Complete 11-13-2004 in 3.48 hours spread over 3 days

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