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X-Ray Origami of Endangered Species

Japanese student Takayuki Hori printed skeletons of eight endangered species on translucent paper. When laid flat, all you see are scattered bones. Once the papers are folded together, however, the printed components unite as a whole, and the animals’ frames spring to life!

Oritsunagumono tells a visual story that highlights the environmental threat of pollution to species living on Japan’s coastal waterways. Through his work, Hori reminds us just how fragile nature really is…

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