Subject: An Echinda mother with it's baby puggle Dimensions (inches): 24 x 28 Medium: Graphite Pencil Description: An Australian Echidna with it's baby puggle out of the poach and the mother is protecting it. A puggle is hatched from a single soft-shelled egg about 10 days after being laid and incubated in a small skin pouch on the abdomen of the mother where it laps milk secreted from paired mammary glands. Dispelled from pouch into a concealed burrow once spines appear at around 63 days. At birth approx. 15mm long and weighing around 0.3 grams.
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Details: This has been made into a Giclee print. It is the same size as the original drawing. The"Elegance" 310 gsm paper is 100% cotton rag, acid & ligned free & Ph neutral. The artwork will be signed & numbered our of 300 in the series and a certificate of authenticity is given with each print plus a history of Chris McClelland Edition Size: 300 Price: $300.00 US
Conservation Committment: 5% (Artist commits to donating the indicated portion of proceeds to conservation)