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Bighorn Pears
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Published: July 5, 2004
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The high mountain crags are home to that majestic creature, the Bighorn pear. The nimble pears somehow traverse the steep rocks without slipping and falling to their doom, and few fructovores can reach them in their chosen home. In the fruiting season, male pears often engage in vicious stem-butting contests, and the crack of horns (and squish of fruit) resounds through the mountains. Here, a male pear keeps watch over a female pear and a pearlet (the stem will fall off as the young pear matures.)

This is you people's fault for encouraging me after the mammoth garlic! Didn't photograph quite as well as I'd like, but still pretty close--Acrylic, 12 x 24, on this awesome smooth clayboard stuff that made the rock textures really snazzy. Still working on prints, original for sale at time of this writing.
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toni9611's avatar
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Meescool|Student General Artist
Oh my gosh haha this so cute and cool at the same time!
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MILK3030|Student Digital Artist
How do you say "Duck, Duck, Goose" in ram?
R= #KameKameHa
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TannMann64|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The more pears the more love
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RAWRsterCandy|Hobbyist General Artist
I'm starting to love pears.

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LeesaaSlipsun|Hobbyist Artist
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MikelTheFallen|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's so cute :D
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customwaifus| Digital Artist
Omg cute xD
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GGArtwork|Hobbyist General Artist
Just looking at this made me laugh.
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UnbeatableWarrior|Hobbyist General Artist
I can imagine the male ramhorn pears fighting now. X'D
Just jumping around in a silly way, untill... SQUISH! :rofl:

Dude 1: *talking to Dude 2*
Okay, so those ramhorn pears can be aggressive, and--


Dude 2:
...Did you hear that?

Dude 1:
Yes! The males are fighting! Dude 2, get the camera and let's film this! :'D

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Then they Michael Rosen Mind Blown died and went to Watching birds in the sky the afterlife.  
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Chapawee13|Hobbyist General Artist
Really creative! I like it! :)
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Truly the most majestic of pears!
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Abraxas-within|Hobbyist General Artist
I laughed so hard when I saw and read this. The one at the top looks so majestic, for a horned pear. Thanks for making my day!
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kwanvero|Hobbyist Digital Artist
so eternally kewl!
m a capricorn so this just speaks to me :D~
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aktigerlily|Student Traditional Artist
bahaha "fructovores" i see what you did there... :D

i think this is my favorite out of this whole series.
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death-by-crackmonkey|Student Traditional Artist
ummmm lol
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Keko-Illustrations|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your work.. you're so inspiring with all your little weird creations! :D
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DraggingCanoe|Hobbyist General Artist
I love all of your work - especially the fruit series! I'll be sure have these hanging in my kitchen one day if the rest are ever in prints!
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LMAO! XD This is definately my favorite of your weird fruits! I just absolutely love it! It makes me hapy to know that there are such creative people like you out there! :hug:
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FreckleLemonade|Hobbyist Digital Artist
where did you get the inspirations for these?? they're awesome :D
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ReyHai's avatar
They're so cute!
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You are so weird! This is hilarious!
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