There are some great older photos of people and their cats (or someone else's). I really like these :) Cher & Cat by Richard Avedon, for Vogue, 1974 (OK, this one is a cheat - it's not Cher's cat, but the picture was so gorgeous.
This is easily my favourite snake reference for the change in colour below/above and also showing the way the body curves. Also the indentation at the spine shows well here. What a beautiful white lipped python!
Julio Cortazar - Julio Cortázar was an Argentine novelist, short story writer, and essayist. Known as one of the founders of the Latin American Boom, Cortázar influenced an entire generation of Spanish-speaking readers and writers in the Americas a