In 2017 the paleontologist Lorna Steel named a prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy was the infamous front-man of Motörhead and died two years earlier. Just as for me, Lemmy was one of her musical heroes and she decided to name this crocodile after Lemmy.
She could not have chosen a better creature to be named after Lemmy. Its name roughly translates “Lemmy’s blunt-toothed crocodile”. As Lorna says: ‘It was one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the Earth’. Lemmy was well-known for his rough character and appearance, including the bad teeth.
This print is a tribute to Lemmy and his crocodile.