Some Recent Reconstruction Attempts1. Sculptures
The 1:2 Braunschweig model shows a rather slim animal.Photo H. Rothauscher
The forelegs are too long and flipper-like*)"the
arms are something like claws", Steller, de bestiis
... same as in the 1:50 Milan Model created by Valter Fogato (shown here in a more horizontal position), the tail segment is probably too voluminous and dolphin-like*)"The tail grows perceptibly thinner
toward the fin.", Steller, de bestiis
Larger photo on Valter Vogato's Page.
Papier-mâché sculpture in the Oceanarium Vladivostok
, created 1996 by K. Kuzmin and S. Zaitsev, photo by Evgeniy Novomodniy.
52" Sculpture "Stella II and Antha" by William Monteleone
1:1 Model in Dresden, created 1999 by Dieter Luksch, MunichPhoto H. Rothauscher