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Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Benosaurus, 8 Feb 2019.

  1. Benosaurus

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    What is it: Fake giraffe
    Where is it: Zoo Montana, USA
    Which enclosure: N/A
    What year: 2015
    Score: 2 out of 5
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    Giraffe Statue - ZooChat
     
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    What is it: Fake giraffe
    Where is it: Tierpark Hagenbeck, Germany
    Which enclosure: Zoo entrance
    What year: 2018
    Score: 4 out of 5

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    Giraffe statue at entrance - ZooChat

    Additional comments: Looks like it's inspired by Giacometti, but there still appears to be the intent of realism.
     
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    What is it: Fake giraffes
    Where is it: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, USA
    Which enclosure: African Rift Valley
    What year: 2014
    Score: 3.5 out of 5
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    African Rift Valley - Giraffe Statues - ZooChat

    Additional comments: They shouldn't really be on this thread as they are obviously intended to be more cartoon-like in appearance, so I can't score them very highly, but I thought I'd include them anyway as I quite like them.
     
  7. Yi Qi

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    What is it: Fake elephant skekton
    Where is it: Granby Zoo, Quebec
    Which enclosure: Elephant Enclosure
    What year: 2019
    Score: 2 out of 5
     
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    At first I thought "this is better than a 2/5", then I saw the ribs!

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  9. ChaffeeZooFan

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    What is it: Baobab tree replica
    Where is it: Fresno Chaffee Zoo
    Which enclosure: African Elephant Enclosure (African Adventuure)
    What year: 2019
    Score: 4.9 out of 5
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    What is it: Koala Statuette
    Where is it: Granby Zoo
    Which enclosure: Australian Walkthrough
    What year: 2019
    Score: 2.9 out of 5
     
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    What is it: Fake zebra carcass
    Where is it: Zoo Atlanta, USA
    Which enclosure: Lappet-faced vulture enclosure
    What year: 2019
    Score: 3.5 out of 5
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    Fake Zebra Carcass - ZooChat
     
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    What is it: Fake elephants
    Where is it: Abenteuer Dschungelland, Germany
    Which enclosure: Near entrance
    What year: 2016
    Score: 3.5 out of 5
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    Elephant-replica's near entrance - ZooChat

    Additional comments: Would have scored higher if it was just the smaller one by itself.
     
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    What is it: Fake wolf
    Where is it: Western North Carolina Nature Centre, USA
    Which enclosure: ?
    What year: 2014
    Score: 4 out of 5
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    Red Wolf Den Model - ZooChat
     
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    What is it: Fake wolves
    Where is it: Zoo Wroclaw, Poland
    Which enclosure: Wolf enclosure
    What year: 2019
    Score: 1 out of 5
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    At new wolf enclosure - ZooChat
     
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    YOU GOTTA WATCH OUT FOR THE DROP BEARS MATE!
     
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    • What is it: Fake Oysters
    • Where is it: Lincoln Park Zoo - Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Which enclosure: Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove
    • What year: 2019
    • Score: 2.4/5
     
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    Fake mussels rather than oysters (they belong even to different Orders)
     
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