Michael J. Fox: Yeah, yeah, I love you too, Amy, but c’mon, this is getting embarrassing, you don’t need that many photos of me. -preens-
So glad to finally get the time to post this PLANSPONSOR cover. This was one of those lucky jobs that came directly from a viable sketch from a previous editorial assignment. Is there something that you have in your repertoire that you feel you can draw over and over again? Maybe it helps you to think, or helps you get to work. I have images like that and this is certainly one of them. Thank you SooJin!
Scientist sketch by Ronald Kurniawan
Cathedral to Massive Stars
These feel like a praiseworthy, grey, autumn day. Thanks for the watercolors (or colours), Angela.
Even in an entirely seperate reality, Finn’s bravery knows no bounds.
Giant Rat Found in ‘Lost Volcano’ (2009)
by Matt Walker
A new species of giant rat has been discovered deep in the jungle of Papua New Guinea.
The rat, which has no fear of humans, measures 82cm long, placing it among the largest species of rat known anywhere in the world. The creature, which has not yet been formally described, was discovered by an expedition team filming the BBC programme Lost Land of the Volcano. It has provisionally been called the Bosavi woolly rat, while its scientific name has yet to be agreed.
It is one of a number of exotic animals found by the expedition team. Like the other exotic species, the rat is believed to live within the Mount Bosavi crater, and nowhere else.
“This is one of the world’s largest rats. It is a true rat, the same kind you find in the city sewers,” says Dr Kristofer Helgen, a mammalogist based at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History who accompanied the BBC expedition team…
(read more: BBC Nature) (Photos: BBC)