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close up drawing of one of the pterahippus.  Sorry, I'm a zoologist, I have to give it a latin name.  Pterahippus means winged horse, I was trying to create something that looked a bit more primal than the typical winged horse.  So they're built more like a mongolian wild horse than the typical thoroughbred pegasus.  Also while most horses evolved to have only a single toe, the pterahippus are three toed to give them a better grip on cliff surfaces, more like a mountaingoat than a horse.

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'winged horse':
 • Created by: :-) Mary Ann Zachar
 • Copyright: ©Mary Ann Zachar. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Pegasus, Horse, Winged
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Unicorns
 • Techniques: Black Ink
 • Submitted: 2012-04-28 23:28:35
 • Views: 294
 • Resolution: 1600x861

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