Seara (sea rabbit) and Dr. Takeshi Yamada visited Chelsea Art Gallery District in Manhattan, New York on February 7, 2013. 20130207AMC 053==XV9

The Sea Rabbit (Monafluffchus americanus) of Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York – This unique sea-dwelling rabbit, which is really a near relative of the sea lion, was officially learned and investigated by Henry Hudson when he very first visited this land to colonize the location by order of the Dutch federal government. It was named New Amsterdam — today’s New York City. This island was named after he observed the beach front covered with unusual swimming wild rabbits. The term “Coney Island” suggests “wild rabbit island” in Dutch (originally Conyne Eylandt, or Konijneneiland in modern Dutch spelling). Sea rabbits have been also referred mermaid rabbit, merrabbit, rabbit fish or seal rabbit in the natural heritage documents in the seventeenth century. The present-day conservation position, or danger of extinction, of the sea rabbit is Extinct in the Wild.

This web site attributes two species of sea rabbits, which have been taken treatment of by Dr. Takeshi Yamada (山田武司) at the Coney Island Sea Rabbit Repopulation Middle, which is a portion of the Marine biology section of the Coney Island University in Brooklyn, New York. They are – Coney Island Sea Rabbit (Monafluffchus americanus) identified as “Seara” and Coney Island Tiger-striped Sea Rabbit (Monafluffchus konjinicus) identified as “Stripes”.

The images and films highlighted in this web site chronicle adventures of the Coney Island sea rabbits and the world as noticed by them. This report also documented attempts of Dr. Takeshi Yamada for bringing back again the almost extinct sea rabbits to Coney Island in the City of New York and further than. Dr. Yamada made a sequence of general public lectures, workshops, primary general public stay interactive great artwork performances and great artwork exhibitions about sea rabbits at a wide variety of instances and establishments in the City of New York and further than. Dr. Yamada is an internationally active educator, ebook author, wildlife conservationist and high profile artist, who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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Sea Rabbit

Other Widespread Names: Coney Island Sea Rabbit, Seashore Rabbit, Seal Rabbit, mer-rabbit, merrabbit, Atlantic Sea Rabbit.

Latin Name: Monafluffchus americanus

Origin: Atlantic coastline of the United States

Description of the specimen: In the early seventeenth century’s European fur trend drove the fleet of Dutch ships to the japanese costal location of The usa. Then Holland was the middle of the world just like the Italy was in the prior century. New York City was at the time identified as New Amsterdam when Dutch merchants landed and recognized colonies. Amongst them, Henry Hudson is almost certainly the most regarded individual in the heritage of New York City right now. “This modest island is inhabited by two big creatures which we do not have in our homeland. The a person creature is a substantial arthropod built of three system segments: the frontal section resembles a horseshoe, the center section resembles a spiny crab and its tail resembles a sharp sword. Though they assemble shorelines in this article in wonderful numbers, they are not edible because of to their incredibly offensive odor. One more creature which is ample in this article, has the head of wild rabbit. This animal of wonderful swimming capability has frontal legs resemble the webbed feet of a duck. The base 50 percent of the system resembles that of a seal. This docile rabbit of the sea is quick to capture as it does not dread folks. The greater male sea rabbits handle harems of 20 to 25 women. The meat of the sea rabbit is extremely tender and delicious.” This is what Hadson wrote in his own journal in 1609 about the horseshoe crab and the sea rabbit in today’s Coney Island location of Brooklyn, New York. Sadly, just like the Dodo chicken and the Thylacine, the sea rabbit was driven to extinction by the European settlers’ greed. When Dutch merchants and traders arrived in this article, sea rabbits have been a person of the very first animals they hunted down to convey their furs to homeland to fulfill the fur trend of the time. To improve the cargo quantity of furs of sea rabbit and beavers from New Amsterdam, Dutch merchants also started off making use of wampum (beads built of specific clam shells) as the very first formal forex of this region.

At the North Eastern shores of the United States, two species of sea rabbits have been normally identified. They are Coney Island Sea Rabbit (Monafluffchus americanus) and Coney Island Tiger-striped Sea Rabbit (Monafluffchus konjinicus). Sadly, because of to their more than harvesting in the prior generations, their conservation position turned “Extinct in the Wild” (ET) in the Purple Record Endangered species by the Worldwide Union for Conservation of Mother nature (IUCN). At the moment, these sea rabbits are only identified at breeding centers at selected zoos and universities these kinds of as Coney Island Aquarium and Coney Island University in Brooklyn, New York. The a person demonstrated in this photograph was named “Seara” and has been cared by Dr. Takeshi Yamada at Coney Island University.

The sea rabbit is a person of the people of the Pinniped order. Pinnipeds (from Latin penna = flat and pes/pedis = foot) are sea-mammals: they are homeothermic (i.e acquiring high and controlled internal temperature), lung-respiratory (i.e dependant on atmospheric oxygen) animals acquiring come back again to semi aquatic existence. As before long as they arrive ashore, women are caught by the closest grownup male. Males can manage harems of about 20 women on typical. Quite a few hours to numerous days after arriving ashore, expecting women give start to 8 to ten pups with a dark brown fur. As before long as start occurs, the mother’s specific scent and calls assistance her pups bond especially to her. The mother stays ashore with her pup for about a person 7 days throughout which the pup gains fat. During the very first 7 days used with her newborn, the mother becomes receptive. She will be impregnated by the bull, which handle the harem. Implantation of the embryo will take place three months later on, in March-April. During the reproductive period of time, the most effective males copulate with numerous tens women. To do so, males have to remain ashore devoid of feeding in order to maintain their territory and their harem. In mid-January, when the very last women have been fecundated, males go away at sea to feed. Some of them will come back again later on in March-April for the moult. The other types will remain at sea and will come back again on Coney Island only in upcoming November. After fecundation, the mother goes at sea for her very first meal. At sea, mothers feed on clams, crabs, shrimps, fish (herring, anchovy, Pollock, capelin and so on.) and squids. When she is back again, the mother recovers her pups at the beach front she remaining them. Suckling occurs after auditive and olfactory recognition had occured. In March-April, the dark brown fur is thoroughly changed by an grownup-like gentle brownish grey fur throughout the moult that lasts 1-two months. This new fur is composed by two layers. Externally, the guard fur is composed by flat hairs that get well themselves when wet. By accomplishing so, they make a water-evidence barrier for the underneath fur. The underfur retains air when the seal is dry. Since of isolating houses of the air, the underfur is the insulating process of the fur. In March-April, the fur of grownups is partly changed. Very first replica occurs at 1-yr outdated in women. Males are physiologically matures at 1 year outdated but socially matures at +two yrs outdated.

Notice: The identify of Coney Island is normally assumed to be derived from the Dutch Konijn Eylandt or Rabbit Island as seemingly the seventeenth century European settlers observed quite a few rabbits working amuck on the island.

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Reference: Dr. Takeshi Yamada was an “Immortalizer” on Immortalized, the AMC cable television’s new primary unscripted television sequence about competitive taxidermy. Period 1 was aired in 2013. Yamada was highlighted in episodes three and eight (time finale), and won both of those competitions. Also, Yamada won the Grand Champion Immortalizer for his maximum scores.

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Reference (newspaper posts and opinions):
karlshuker.blogspot.com/2011/06/big-sea-serpents-and-ch…
www.cvltnation.com/god-of-freakstakeshi-yamada/
on the internet.wsj.com/report/SB10001424052748704828104576021750…
www.villagevoice.com/2006-11-07/nyc-existence/the-stuffing-dre…
amusingthezillion.com/2011/12/08/takeshi-yamadas-jersey-d…
amusingthezillion.com/2010/12/07/artwork-of-the-working day-freak-tax…
amusingthezillion.com/2010/10/27/oct-29-at-coney-island-l…
amusingthezillion.com/2010/09/eighteen/image-of-the-working day-takeshi…
amusingthezillion.com/2009/11/07/thru-dec-31-at-coney-isl…
4strange.blogspot.com/2009/02/ten-of-takeshi-yamada-colle…
www.flickr.com/photos/museumofworldwonders/5440224421/siz…
www.gobrooklynart.org/studio/takeshiyamada
spexyandheknowsit.tumblr.com/publish/42840993672/spexy-guy-d…
www.teoti.com/artwork-comics/15119-takeshi-yamada-s-inventive-…
secretscienceclub.blogspot.com/2007/11/prolonged-stay-taxiderm…
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boingboing.internet/2006/11/21/takeshi-yamadas-curi.html
horrorboom.com/2013/03/04/image-of-the-working day-takeshi-yamada…
artrebels.com/site/the-fifth-annual-carnivorous-nights-taxi…
memogoto.site.fc2.com/site-entry-one hundred twenty five.html
pterosaurheresies.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/bizarro-sharov…
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Reference (great artwork websites):
www.roguetaxidermy.com/customers_depth.php?id=528
www.brooklynartproject.com/image/image/listForContributor…
www.bsagarts.org/member-listing/takeshi-yamada/
www.horseshoecrab.org/poem/attribute/takeshi.html
www.artfagcity.com/2012/09/06/encouraged-go-brooklyn-stu…
www.pinterest.com/AGutierrezLM/takeshi-yamada-a-rogue-tax…

Reference (flickr):
www.flickr.com/photos/yamadaimmortalized2/
www.flickr.com/photos/takeshiyamadaimmortalized/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit021/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit20

www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit19

www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit18/
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www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit15/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit14/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit13
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit12
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit11
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit10
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit9/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit8/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit7
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit6
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit5/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit4/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit2/
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit1/
www.flickr.com/photos/museumofworldwonders3/
www.flickr.com/photos/museumofworldwonders2
www.flickr.com/photos/museumofworldwonders/
www.flickr.com/photos/takeshiyamadapaintings/

Reference (other films):
www.youtube.com/look at?v=otSh91iC3C4
www.youtube.com/look at?v=BhIR-lz1Mrs
www.youtube.com/look at?v=BttREu63Ksg

Reference (films showcasing sea rabbits and Dr. Takeshi Yamada):
www.amctv.com/immortalized/films/who-is-takeshi-yamada-i…
www.youtube.com/look at?v=7Ek-GsW9ay0
www.youtube.com/look at?v=jJK04yQUX2o&attribute=connected
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www.youtube.com/look at?v=5NlcIZTFIj8&attribute=fvw
www.youtube.com/look at?v=8UPzGvwq57g
s87.beta.photobucket.com/user/katiecavell/media/NYC%2008/…
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animalnewyork.com/2013/new-taxidermy-fact-demonstrate-to-star…
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www.ign.com/films/2013/01/29/immortalized-satisfy-takeshi-y…
superforest.org/2010/11/takeshi-yamada-rogue-taxidermist/

Reference (sea rabbit artifacts)
www.wondersandmarvels.com/2012/06/coney-island-sea-rabbit…
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5417188428/in/photostream
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5417189548/in/photostream
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5416579163/in/photostream
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5417191794/in/photostream
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5417192426/in/photostream
www.flickr.com/photos/searabbit3/5417192938/in/photostream
www.thewheelhousereview.com/2012/07/eighteen/human being-of-curiosity…
crappytaxidermy.com/webpage/25
amusingthezillion.com/2013/04/01/sea-rabbits-swim-ashore-…
brooklynbased.com/site/2012/04/thirteen/sea-rabbits-and-other-c…

(up-to-date December 26, 2013)

For any issues, remember to speak to Dr. Takeshi Yamada. His e-mail deal with is posted in the description of the image in the chapter webpage (the very last webpage or the very first webpage).

Posted by searabbit20 on 2013-11-eighteen 11:12:15

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