Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Pygmy Hogs - Garden of Impermanence by Martin Hsu

The Pygmy Hog (Porcula Salvania), a critically endangered suid now only found in Assam, India. Adults are about 21.5-28" long, while piglets are born with golden stripes. Current world population less than 150 individuals due to human encroachment and habitat loss.

'Garden of Impermanence' by Martin Hsu, a new ongoing series of personal paintings to raise awareness and highlight conservation efforts for endangered species in our natural world.

'Pygmy Hogs', original painting on wood, 2019.

Research images and material by Joel Sartore and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
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