Ulysses Aldrovandi’s marine mammal illustrations from exactly 400 years ago (1613).  Some have human emotions, feet!, and imaginative bodies, while characteristics like teeth, baleen and bones are described accurately.  Just makes me wonder what we will think of “modern science” in another 400 years…

Ulysses Aldrovandi’s marine mammal illustrations from exactly 400 years ago (1613).  Some have human emotions, feet!, and imaginative bodies, while characteristics like teeth, baleen and bones are described accurately.  Just makes me wonder what we will think of “modern science” in another 400 years…

(Source: intechopen.com)