Squirrel (California Marmot) Illustration from The

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Squirrel (California Marmot) Illustration from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America by John James and John Woodhouse Audubon (1846)In the early 1840's Audubon decided to paint the animals of North America. Having achieved worldwide fame with his "Birds", he joined with his son, John, and Dr. John Bachman of Charleston, S.C. to draw and describe America's quadrupeds. Like the birds, the animal paintings have no equal and are still considered the finest animal prints published in America. Au

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