Cactus Gallery LA
RARE THREE POUND RUBY THROATED ARGENTINE HUMMING BIRD by artist Denise Bledsoe
Mixed media, Bird from tail to bill: 7”, total size of sculpture, 12” tall
Researchers discovered that humming birds can double their fat mass in preparation for their migratory ocean crossings, and then expend the entire calorie reserve from fat during the non-stop crossing when food and water are unavailable. The Three Pound Humming Bird multiplies its fat mass by many times in preparation for travel to just about anywhere they wish. **
** The last sentence in the above paragraph may not be factual...