Advert for Harness’ “Electropathic Belts” which helps weak backs, cures debilities, hysteria, nervousness, sleeplessness, rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago, torpid liver and kindred ailments. ca 1890.
Image credit: Wellcome Library, London. Used under a CC-by licence. (via Wellcome Images)
Some french/european animated feature films projects presented these days at professional Cartoon Movie festival.
- “Mister Sirocco” by Benoit Chieux (Folimage)
- “Dofus, the return of Julith”, by Jean-Jacques Denis & Anthony Roux (Ankama)
- “Zombillenium”, by Arthur de Pins (based on his comic-book)
- “Yellowbird” (aka Gus), by Dominique Monfery & Christian De Vita (Teamto)
- “I Lost My Body”, de Jeremy Clapin (Skhizein, Palmipedarium)
- “The Song of the sea”, by Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells)
- “Funan, the New People”, by Denis Do
So excited to see many of these!
Asiatic Black Bear, also known as the “Moon Bear”- due to their crescent moon shape white fur located on their chest. They are critically endangered because their gallbladder is being extracted for bile, used in Chinese Medicine costing as much as twenty thousand dollars.
Moon Bears are very intelligent and use a large vocabulary of noises and sounds to communicate in different situations. They love water and can often be found swimming, playing and splashing.