Limulidae, 2021

Commissioned Art - Mixed media on paper

11 x 15 inches - Medium format


This is the scientific name of Horseshoe Crab. It is said that they have been around for more than 300 million years, making them even older than dinosaurs. Its blue blood helps in the detection of bacterial toxins such as endotoxin which make their way into vaccines, injectable drugs, or other sterile pharmaceuticals; Thereby immunizing us against various sicknesses including Covid-19. Gratitude! Hopefully, their numbers will increase as it's said that they are depleting at quite a fast pace.