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Freddie Mercury's Tribute Lion Set to Join Pride of Cape Town!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, statues, tributes, lions )

- 1480 days ago -
Freddie the Lion, an eye-catching life-size lion statue designed in the guise of rock legend Freddie Mercury, the iconic frontman of Queen, has arrived in Cape Town. Following an epic voyage by ship from the UK, Freddie has arrived to take part in the
Wow! Gorillas: 20 Multi-Coloured Life-Size Gorilla Statues Go on Display in London
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, gorillas, awareness, statues )

- 2019 days ago -
An army of 20 life-sized gorilla models have gone on display outside City Hall on the south bank of the Thames in London as part of campaign to raise awareness of how the animals' habitats are being threatened.
Offbeat  (tags: dogny, rescue dogs, memoriam, statues, art, german shepherd dogs, bravery )

- 2026 days ago -
Keeps your eyes peeled. If you come across brightly painted, unusual statues of full-sized German Shepherd dogs, you may have stumbled upon one of 100 specially commissioned art pieces honoring the search and rescue dogs of September 11 2001.
20 Must-See Statues Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: Statues, World, Art, Architecture, History )

- 2343 days ago -
There are countless statues around the world that all deserve to be seen, but for starters, here are 20 awe-inspiring statues.
News of the Weird: 6-Story Jesus Statue in Ohio Struck By Lightning
Offbeat  (tags: lightning storms, statues, religious icons, bizare coincidence )

- 2477 days ago -
MONROE, Ohio - A six-story-tall statue of Jesus Christ with his arms raised along a highway was struck by lightning in a thunderstorm Monday night and burned to the ground, police said.
Statues Disappear to Help Vanishing Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, lions, hunting, big cats, Africa, statues, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, conservation )

- 2558 days ago -
Animal charity Lion Aid threw giant tarpaulins over the big cats to draw attention to over-hunting in Africa.
Buffalo Find New Habitat in Downtown Bartlesville
Offbeat  (tags: painted white buffalos, statues, relocations, habitat, unusual )

- 2697 days ago -
Once having had free reign throughout Oklahoma and the Plains, now they can only be observed on reserves, grazing on the wild grasses of places like Woolaroc or roaming the rolling hills of Pawhuska's Prairie Grass Reserve.
New Pride of Nairobi
Offbeat  (tags: painted lions, statues, born free foundation, africa, wildlife, unusual )

- 2751 days ago -
UNTIL A CENTURY AGO, LIons were a common sight in Nairobi. At that time, "Nyarobe" (the place of cool waters) as the Maasai called it, was a great expanse of open savannah and swamps, where the Maasai brought their cattle to graze. Lions were only

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