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In the america´s pre-hispanic times, the aztecs fomented fear and dread within their enemies by creating huge walls of human skulls, which they called tzompantlies.
Desperate to increase awareness of the critical situation of the vaquita porpoise, in 2018 the national museum of San Carlos in mexico city hosted an awareness-raising, thought-provoking manifestation.
With the title “is nature our enemy?”, a tzompantly was created with 30 clay skulls of a vaquita, to question the dramatic loss of this defenseless and delicate mammal.
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