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Greater Antillean Bullfinch, male and female

Drawing of a pair of male and female Greater Antillean Bullfinches from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: the Caribbean.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Beaver

Drawing of a Beaver from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Canada and the United States.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Red Squirrel

Drawing of a Eurasian Red Squirrel from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: the forests of Europe and Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Eurasian Marsh Harrier

Drawing of a Eurasian Marsh Harrier from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Africa, and Asia.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Black Skimmer

Drawing of a Black Skimmer from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Ai or Three-toed Sloth

Drawing of a Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Northern South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Unau or Two-toed Sloth

Drawing of a Southern Two-toed Sloth from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Northern South America and Central America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Turkey Vulture

Drawing of a Turkey Vulture from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America and South America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Large spotted eagle

Drawing of a Greater Spotted Eagle from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe, Asia, and East Africa.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo

Drawing of a Jamaican Lizard-Cuckoo from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Jamaica.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, 1712-1782

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