About the Project

The ZooTrophy Animal-a-Day project began on October 15th, 2013 as illustrator Angela "LemurKat" Oliver began working her way, systematically but selectively, through the alphabet and presenting, via social media, an illustrated animal to the world. Daily.

All pieces are drawn as 2.5 x 3.5 inch collectible cards, using a combination of polychromos and prismacolor pencils, along with other art materials. Many are still available for purchase ($10) or trade, so drop her an email if anything captures your eye or if there is an animal you wish to request.

It is predicted this project will take her at least two years to complete - with approximately 36 animals being drawn for each letter. She has also used the images to create a collectible hardback encyclopedia series, playing cards and a desk calendar, as well as the ZooTrophy collectible trading card game.

Monday, December 14, 2015

#759: Tiger Shark

The Tiger Shark is an apex predator and will eat almost anything - from crustaceans to whales, even smaller sharks and inedible manmade objects. She is considered one of the most dangerous shark species as she often comes close to shore and thus into contact with people. However, she is far more at risk from us than we are from her; she is hunted and killed for her fins, flesh and liver.

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