This is my second tattoo, almost finished! I love realistic roses so decided to get one and I couldn’t be happier with it. The rose took 3 hours and it was worth every minute. Done by Daniele Tonelli at The Family Business Tattoo, London.
by Christine Dell’Amore
The 22-inch-long (56-centimeter-long) fetus has a single, functioning eye at the front of its head—the hallmark of a congenital condition called cyclopia, which occurs in several animal species, including humans.
Earlier this year fisher Enrique Lucero León legally caught a pregnant dusky shark near Cerralvo Island (see map) in the Gulf of California. When León cut open his catch, he found the odd-looking male embryo along with its nine normal siblings. “He said, That’s incredible—wow,” said biologist Felipe Galván-Magaña, of the Interdisciplinary Center of Marine Sciences in La Paz, Mexico.
Once Galván-Magaña and colleague Marcela Bejarano-Álvarez heard about the discovery—which was put on Facebook—the team got León’s permission to borrow the shark for research. The scientists then x-rayed the fetus and reviewed previous research on cyclopia in other species to confirm that the find is indeed a cyclops shark.
The cyclops shark also has other deformities, including albinism, or a total lack of tissue pigments; no nostrils; a bump on its snout; and a spinal abnormality, according to Galván-Magaña. (See more pictures of albino animals.)
A mother’s poor diet—especially a lack of vitamin A—can cause cyclopia in mammals, including people, but it’s difficult to determine the cause of the condition in sharks, he said…
(read more: National Geo)
That is bizzare looking. It almost looks like Mike Wazowski from Monsters Inc.
who knows any awesome shops or amazing artist in chicago, illinois that does amazing line work? im getting a henna inspired piece or even something with geometric shapes with designs, very detailed. other than david allen from insight tattoos