Saturday, May 26, 2007
This is an illustration I recently painted. One day I was researching cryptozoology, when I came upon an interesting legend. Many natives of central Africa have claimed to have witnessed sightings of a sauropod (long-necks!) dinosaur that is still alive! The prehistoric creature supposedly still roams in the Congo River basin's swamps and lakes. They named it "mokele-mbembe", meaning "one who stops the flow of rivers." This painting is what I envisioned when reading about the legend. Enjoy!