Northern White Rhino; formerly found in several countries in East and Central Africa south of the Sahara (Critically endangered possibly extinct in the wild).
Please visit the International Rhino Foundation for more information or to support http://rhinos.org/ or make a donation via my website here.
Charcoal Drawing 75cm x 54cm
An African Elephant; the largest living land animal on earth.
Elephants in Africa are currently being hunted to extinction as well as loosing crucial habitat, which would ensure their survival.
For more information please visit Space for Giants who work to protect wildlife by securing habitat, preventing poaching, minimising the conflict between humans and elephants, and educating people about the natural world.
Amur Leopard; found in Southeastern Russian and Northeastern China; (critically endangered).
The Amur Leopard or Far Eastern Leopard is one of the eight subspecies of leopard. It is only found in the Russian Far East and North East China and there are fewer than 40 individuals left in the wild. This makes it one of the world’s most endangered big cats and for this reason it is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.
For more information or to support, please visit ALTA website or make a donation via my website here.
Charcoal Drawing 67cm x 59cm
A mountain gorilla found in the extinct volcanic mountains of Virunga National Park of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There are currently 200 mountain gorillas left in the park leaving them critically endangered due to hunting, war, disease, destruction of forest habitat, and capture for illegal pet trade.
Visit Virunga's website for more information or to support or donate via my website here.
Charcoal Drawing 69cm x 58cm
A Texas Horned Lizard
Reaching only 69mm long and able to squirt an aimed stream of blood from their eyes for up to 1.5 meters to defend themselves.
The Texas Horned Lizard is affectionately nicknamed 'Horny Toad' and the Native American people regard them as sacred. Sadly the species is in decline due to overuse of pesticides.
Charcoal Drawing 83cm x 53cm
Green Sea Turtle (endangered)
The Green Sea Turtle is found mainly in tropical and subtropical waters, where they migrate long distances between feeding ground and nesting beaches. These creatures are classified as critically endangered due to being caught in fishing gear and fishing boat propellers and loss of nesting grounds.