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"Curious Creatures: A Glimpse into Nature's Wonders" In the vast landscapes of Sublette County, Wyoming, USA

Background imageCurious Collection: USA, Wyoming, Sublette County. Two young Burrowing owls stand at the edge of their

USA, Wyoming, Sublette County. Two young Burrowing owls stand at the edge of their natal burrow

Background imageCurious Collection: An Anxious Moment

An Anxious Moment
Artist: Leavers, Lucy Ann - Title: An Anxious Moment - Date: 1895 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 81.3 x 118.1

Background imageCurious Collection: Grey Seal young resting on beach stretching it's body Donna Nook, Lincolnshire Coast, England, UK

Grey Seal young resting on beach stretching it's body Donna Nook, Lincolnshire Coast, England, UK
SAS-4 Grey Seal - resting on beach stretching it's body Lincolnshire, England Halichoerus grypus Steffen & Alexandra Sailer Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageCurious Collection: Rainbow Lorikeet, (Trichoglossus haematodus)

Rainbow Lorikeet, (Trichoglossus haematodus), adult on tree, Cuddly Creek, South Australia, Australia

Background imageCurious Collection: THE CAT HOUSE

THE CAT HOUSE
The Cat House a curious thatched cottage decorated with cat motifs, Henfield, Sussex, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageCurious Collection: Skiiers out of place in the Riviera

Skiiers out of place in the Riviera
A humorous illustration showing out of place William Heath Robinson characters receiving curious glances from glamorous holiday makers in a Howard. K. Elcock illustration

Background imageCurious Collection: Phenomena at Basel (Col)

Phenomena at Basel (Col)
Curious phenomena seen over the city of Basel, Switzerland, at sunrise and sunset on two days in July and again on 7 August

Background imageCurious Collection: Automaton at the Schoolboys Own Exhibition, 1929

Automaton at the Schoolboys Own Exhibition, 1929
A physiological robot at the Schoolboys Own Exhibition in London, 1929. Designed to show how organs of the body work, here three young visitors take great interest in its insides. Date: 1929

Background imageCurious Collection: South America, Falkland Islands

South America, Falkland Islands
Rockhopper Penguins, (Eudyptes chrysocome), Falkland Islands, South Atlantic

Background imageCurious Collection: Lowland Gorilla, Silverback, (Gorilla gorilla), Miami Zoo, Florida, USA

Lowland Gorilla, Silverback, (Gorilla gorilla), Miami Zoo, Florida, USA

Background imageCurious Collection: Sammamish, Washington State, USA. Three month old Blue Merle Australian Shepherd

Sammamish, Washington State, USA. Three month old Blue Merle Australian Shepherd puppy looking quizzical while resting in her yard. (PR)

Background imageCurious Collection: USA, Wyoming, Sublette County. Curious group of pronghorn standing in sagebrush during

USA, Wyoming, Sublette County. Curious group of pronghorn standing in sagebrush during the wintertime

Background imageCurious Collection: Koi carp

Koi carp in a pond. This fish is an ornamental domesticated variety of the common carp (Cyprinus carpo)

Background imageCurious Collection: Anti-Flu Masks

Anti-Flu Masks
A man and a woman wearing anti-flu masks. These masks cover the nose and mouth and are designed to prevent germs spreading. They may work but they look very curious!

Background imageCurious Collection: Cow over stone wall, Yorkshire

Cow over stone wall, Yorkshire
A curious cow looks over a dry stone wall in Rosedale, Yorkshire. An old stone barn is in the background. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1991

Background imageCurious Collection: Curiosity, from the Pears Annual, Christmas, 1892

Curiosity, from the Pears Annual, Christmas, 1892
BAL8679 Curiosity, from the Pears Annual, Christmas, 1892 by Bls, Eugen von (1843-1931); Private Collection; Austrian, out of copyright

Background imageCurious Collection: Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat. Please put a penny in the old man's hat

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat. Please put a penny in the old man's hat. An illustration of Father Christmas keeping his eye on the curious geese. Date: 1900

Background imageCurious Collection: Standing Tall

Standing Tall
Renee Doyle

Background imageCurious Collection: Africa, Tanzania

Africa, Tanzania
Cheetah, (Acinonyx jubatus), Tanzania, Serengeti National park, portrait of a cheetah cub in the grass

Background imageCurious Collection: Looking up inside one of the towers, La Sagrada Familia church, Barcelona

Looking up inside one of the towers, La Sagrada Familia church, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Europe

Background imageCurious Collection: Samuel Murray, c. 1890. Creator: Thomas Eakins

Samuel Murray, c. 1890. Creator: Thomas Eakins
Samuel Murray, c. 1890

Background imageCurious Collection: Watchet Cliff Strata

Watchet Cliff Strata
The curious cliff strata at Watchet, Somerset, England

Background imageCurious Collection: Picture No. 11014085

Picture No. 11014085
Cat - Sphynx Date:

Background imageCurious Collection: The Old Man of Hoy

The Old Man of Hoy, a curious cliff formation on the west coast of the Island of Hoy in the Orkney Isles, Scotland

Background imageCurious Collection: Chipmunks, San Francisco, California, United States of America, North America

Chipmunks, San Francisco, California, United States of America, North America

Background imageCurious Collection: Moose (alces alces) face covered in snow; Yukon canada

Moose (alces alces) face covered in snow; Yukon canada

Background imageCurious Collection: Playful Lion cub, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Playful Lion cub, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Background imageCurious Collection: Ostriches look at the camera at Artestruz ostrich farm outside the village of Campos in

Ostriches look at the camera at Artestruz ostrich farm outside the village of Campos in
Ostriches look at the camera at " Artestruz" ostrich farm outside the village of Campos in the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca October 16, 2011

Background imageCurious Collection: People use night vision goggles to look at the night sky during an UFO tour in the desert

People use night vision goggles to look at the night sky during an UFO tour in the desert
People use night vision goggles to look at the night sky during an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) tour in the desert outside Sedona, Arizona February 14, 2013. Picture taken February 14, 2013

Background imageCurious Collection: Kittens

Kittens
Jukyong Park

Background imageCurious Collection: Still Life With Cat and Fish, 1728. Creator: Jean-Simeon Chardin

Still Life With Cat and Fish, 1728. Creator: Jean-Simeon Chardin
Still Life With Cat and Fish, 1728.

Background imageCurious Collection: Christ bearing the Cross, 1477. Creator: Derick Baegert

Christ bearing the Cross, 1477. Creator: Derick Baegert
Christ bearing the Cross, 1477.

Background imageCurious Collection: Alexandra Carlisle as 'Georgiana Vesey', 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Alexandra Carlisle as "Georgiana Vesey", 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Alexandra Carlisle as "Georgiana Vesey", 1911.

Background imageCurious Collection: M.R. Nelson, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

M.R. Nelson, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
M.R. Nelson, 1911.

Background imageCurious Collection: Alexandre Dumas Fils, 1873. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

Alexandre Dumas Fils, 1873. Creator: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
Alexandre Dumas Fils, 1873.

Background imageCurious Collection: Children at N.Y. Zoo, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Children at N.Y. Zoo, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Children at N.Y. Zoo, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageCurious Collection: Bust Of A Man, 1791. Creator: Augustin Pajou

Bust Of A Man, 1791. Creator: Augustin Pajou
Bust Of A Man, 1791. An inscription on the back of this plaster bust, translated from French, reads: "By Pajou Citizen of the City of Paris 1791." It makes no mention of the sitter's

Background imageCurious Collection: Helen Royton, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Helen Royton, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Helen Royton, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageCurious Collection: The Zeynard's Liliput-Speciality Troupe (b/w photo)

The Zeynard's Liliput-Speciality Troupe (b/w photo)
8655994 The Zeynard's Liliput-Speciality Troupe (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Zeynard's Liliput-Speciality Troupe)

Background imageCurious Collection: English scientist Robert Hooke as a boy (litho)

English scientist Robert Hooke as a boy (litho)
8673178 English scientist Robert Hooke as a boy (litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: English scientist Robert Hooke as a boy, making a model of a machine)

Background imageCurious Collection: Scene from Sleeping Beauty (chromolitho)

Scene from Sleeping Beauty (chromolitho)
8677393 Scene from Sleeping Beauty (chromolitho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Scene from Sleeping Beauty: the princess wishing to try using a spindle)

Background imageCurious Collection: Schaubude / Show Booth (colour litho)

Schaubude / Show Booth (colour litho)
8666188 Schaubude / Show Booth (colour litho) by Christophe (Colomb, Georges) (1856-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: Schaubude)

Background imageCurious Collection: A botany lesson

A botany lesson
DUV4217241 A botany lesson; 31x24 cm; (add.info.: I can read (Methodic and fun alphabet by a dad) - abecedary comprising a reading method and an illustrious alphabet); Photo © Duvallon

Background imageCurious Collection: Letter R: rat, c.1920 (print)

Letter R: rat, c.1920 (print)
DUV4206019 Letter R: rat, c.1920 (print); 15.5x24.5 cm; (add.info.: image from "The alphabet of Mimi" Illustrations by J. M. Porta. 8 pages.); Photo © Duvallon

Background imageCurious Collection: Engraving depicting a boy demonstrating the equilibrium of the body with one point of support at (G)

Engraving depicting a boy demonstrating the equilibrium of the body with one point of support at (G)
5309434 Engraving depicting a boy demonstrating the equilibrium of the body with one point of support at (G) directly above the point of support

Background imageCurious Collection: Engraving depicting a boy lighting paper using the sun's rays focused by a concave mirror

Engraving depicting a boy lighting paper using the sun's rays focused by a concave mirror, 19th century
5309432 Engraving depicting a boy lighting paper using the sun's rays focused by a concave mirror, 19th century; (add.info)

Background imageCurious Collection: The Snail; L'Escargot, 1942 (oil on canvas)

The Snail; L'Escargot, 1942 (oil on canvas)
656028 The Snail; L'Escargot, 1942 (oil on canvas) by Filla, Emil (1882-1953); 35.5x45.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: The Snail; L'Escargot. Emil Filla (1882-1953). Oil on canvas

Background imageCurious Collection: Cat postcard (colour litho)

Cat postcard (colour litho)
8643582 Cat postcard (colour litho) by Cobbe, Bernard (fl. 1868-83); Private Collection; (add.info.: Cat postcard. Early 20th century.); Look and Learn / Valerie Jackson Harris Collection



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"Curious Creatures: A Glimpse into Nature's Wonders" In the vast landscapes of Sublette County, Wyoming, USA, two young Burrowing owls stand at the edge of their cozy burrow, their curious eyes scanning the surroundings. "Laying Down the Law, " these intelligent creatures seem to be discussing their next move or perhaps sharing a secret owl language known only to them. An anxious moment unfolds on a beach in Donna Nook, Lincolnshire Coast, England, UK as a Grey Seal young stretches its body. What could be going through its mind? Curiosity fills the air as we wonder about its thoughts and desires. A vibrant Rainbow Lorikeet from South America (Trichoglossus haematodus) captures our attention with its colorful feathers and playful antics. Its curiosity seems boundless as it explores every nook and cranny of its habitat. Skiers out of place in the Riviera create an unusual sight that piques our curiosity. How did they end up here? What adventures await them amidst this unexpected backdrop? Phenomena at Basel (Col) captivates us with its mysterious allure. This enigmatic event leaves us questioning what lies beyond our understanding and beckons us to explore further. "The Cat House" stands tall in all its feline glory. Nestled somewhere in South America's Falkland Islands, this peculiar structure sparks intrigue among passersby who can't help but wonder about its purpose and history. Transporting us back in time is an automaton showcased at the Schoolboys Own Exhibition in 1929. Its intricate mechanisms ignite our curiosity about how such marvels were created during a different era. Enema treatment may not be everyone's idea of fascination; however, glimpses into medical practices from the 18th century offer insights into historical curiosities that shaped modern healthcare techniques. From towering mountains to bustling cities, standing tall against the odds is a testament to human resilience and curiosity.