Science Art: The Myology of the Raven, 1890

Corvus corax sinuatus
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This is the head and neck of a raven, Corvus corax sinuatus, as dissected and drawn by Robert W. Shufeldt.

I look at this and am impressed by the beauty of the anatomy. Then I wonder what Shufeldt’s fingers were like after dissecting and drawing the thing….

You can find more of the raven here. He was a thorough man.