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    Sparring...Greater Prairie Chicken

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    Price: 700.00 USD
    Added 2017-08-02 10:38:51
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    Watching Greater Prairie Chicken in the early morning on their lek is priceless.  The animated displaying males and the booming calls are like one of those magical moments. In the painting I have two males sparring off to impress the waiting females. The natural vegetation of the lek is essential for the dance and the mating rituals but most of the natural grassland is now used for crops. With this in mind I have buried under layers of acrylic a crown of thorns as a gently reminder to how precarious their existence really is.

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    Name of Artist: Candy McManiman
    Width (inches): 20
    Height (inches): 20
    Country: Canada
    Media: Acrylic
    Painting Style: Representational: Landscape / Nature

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