Here's a gallery of photos I took of the darling downs megafauna display that was held at toowoomba a number of years ago.
Here's an interesting video of Richard Garriott's collection of automata. It has a real Da Vincian style Age of Enlightenment feel to it.
The 19th century French magician and automata maker Robert-Houdin is also mentioned.
" A bird is an instrument working according to mathematical law, which instrument it is within the capacity of man to reproduce with all its movements, but not with a corresponding degree of strength"- Leonardo da Vinci
Robert-Houdin French magician and automata maker
Some of my interests include the Victorian era naturalists scientists and explorers such as Richard Owen, Nikola Tesla and Percy Fawcett also subjects such as Cryptozoology, Tesla inventions, and Victorian Era Natural History. I'm also a Biblical Unitarian and a artist