Another example of photo trickery. Although this IS a real bat (a Pemba flying fox), the picture was taken in such a way that the bat appears to be almost as large as the man standing behind it. In actuality, these bats are 8 - 10 inches in length from head to toe.
Josep Baqué. "He created army of imaginary creatures, strange and unusual, mixing human and animal traits or characteristics of different types (cats, primitive men, bats and insects, giant spiders, snakes, snails, octopus, cuttlefish, seafood, fowl, fish...) Baqué died in 1967 and left his niece, his sole heir, his fantastic bestiary isolated away from light for nearly 40 years."
Come see our unique and bizarre offerings, including the famous "Nocturne" ring featuring dainty bats and sparkling gemstones. See Moira, a ring fit for a goddess. Jewelry, apparel, art and more. Feast your eyes on the strange and unusual.
Mrs. Laura Bell Devlin, 72 - murdered her husband. She chopped him up & scattered the parts in her backyard. Professed a dislike for jail & protested vehemently when fingerprinted "that ink will make my hands dirty". (1947)