Beautiful brick beasts

These mouse-like creatures look like they came straight out of some sci-fi piece! But in fact, Takamichi Irie modeled them after a real-life family of rodents called Dipodidae. As you can imagine, they are like a cross between a mouse and a kangaroo. Thankfully, it doesn’t take someone who studies animals to recognize the beauty in these little beasts, and best yet, they’re not the only amazing creatures Takamichi has created!

Takamichi is an artist when it comes to building life-like animals from LEGO, and he’s built many diverse creations, from this sleek scorpion:


All the way to this gorgeous Rosalia Batesi:

Rosalia Batesi