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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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Mink

Drawing of a European Mink from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Europe.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Little Anteater

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

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Variegated Squirrel

Drawing of a Variegated Squirrel from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: Central America.] Attributed to Peter Paillou (1704-1798).

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

Harrier

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

Paillou, Peter, approximately 1720-approximately 1790

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