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Tamura’s Ichthyosaur Illustration Used in News About Fossil Discovery

The ancient remains of a gigantic marine reptile known as an ichthyosaur have been discovered in England, and researchers recently published their findings about the fossil. The story was big news around the world, and accompanying some of the articles was an illustration created by Nobu Tamura, Wikipedia’s resident paleoartist and beamline scientist at the Advanced Light Source.


  1. Creativity is at the heart of science and art, but it still seems rare for someone to attain such high levels of skill in both fields. Very inspiring!