Sunday, January 6, 2008

Nicobar Cone


Conus araneosus nicobarious - from the Phillippines and the Indian Ocean. Cones are predatory snails which have a venemous sting, some lethal to humans. Recently their venom has been put to use as a substance from which non addictive pain killers are derived.
- Nancy Boudreau

5" x 7" acrylic painting on gessoed mat board
signed, dated and comments on the back

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