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Content: Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope, Impalas, and Gazelles

Gazelle
* gazelle
* Wall. South side of Chestnut between 13th and Juniper.
* 39.950575,-75.162300 [map]
* On the Gayborhood tour
* Exhibits: Unidentified




Saint Hubert
* statue of Saint Hubert
* small (very) deer, kneeling person
* Next to St. Hubert's Catholic High School For Girls. Northwest side of Torresdale Ave., Northeast of Cottman.
* 40.030840,-75.034300 [map]
* On the Lower Northeast tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's St. Hubert page
+St. Hubert's Catholic High School For Girls




Elk Head
1904
* elk head
* Wall. South side of Arch, between 13th and Juniper.
* 39.954120,-75.161625 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* See also:
+philadelphiabuildings.org entry for the building




Moose Head
1914 (building converted to Moose lodge)
* moose head
* Above the entrance. Blue Horizon. West side of Broad, South of Master.
* 39.973800,-75.159175 [map]
* On the Temple Southwest tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Blue Horizon page
+The Legendary Blue Horizon




Animals of Fairmount Park
Josey Stamm, 2001
* deer, fish, fox, frog, racoon, rat, vole, skunk, snake, squirrel, turtle, plants, sun, bird, water
* content list only includes animals pictured here
* inscription:
This mosaic contains 50 mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and aquatic invertebrates found in Fairmount Park made by the 7th and 8th grade students. A second mosaic on the Birds of Fairmount Park is on the side facade of this building. Created by Network Arts Artist Josey Stamm and students from Gesu School who participated in NetworkArts Environmental Program 2001. Special thanks to Karl Stamm, Maggie Hobson.
* Wall. Schuylkill River Trail off Main and Conarroe.
* 40.026145,-75.225770 [map]
* On the Manayunk tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+NetworkArts




Impalas and Lemurs
Gecko Group, 2013
* impalas, lemurs
* In front of the parking garage at the Zoo. South side of Girard, West of 34th.
* 39.974650,-75.197600 [map]
* On the West Park tour
* See also:
+geckogroup.com
+Philadelphia Zoo




George and Meta Conor-Wood Memorial
Ahron Ben-Shmuel, 1942
* Memorial to George Conor-Wood and Meta Conor-Wood
* seated person, deer
* Martin Luther King Drive below Black Road, opposite side, sunken.
* 39.981375,-75.205825 [map]
* On the West Park tour
* See also:
+michenermuseum.org Ahron Ben-Shmuel page




Art Museum Roof Ornaments
1928 (year of building)
* griffins (museum logo), gazelles, plants
* Best seen on top of the South pediment.
* Around the roof. Art Museum. 25th and the Parkway.
* 39.965000,-75.181015 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+Philadelphia Museum of Art




The Washington Monument
Rudolf Siemering, 1897 (restored 1997)
* Monument to George Washington
* big fountains, groups of people, standing people, sitting and reclining people, alligator, bears, birds, bison and oxen, elk and moose, fish, horses, snake, plants, shells, weapons, drum, net, hats, Pennsylvania State Seal
* West end of Eakins Oval. Parkway at 24th.
* 39.964250,-75.179150 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+phillyhistory.org 1910 picture of this piece
+phillyhistory.org 1959 picture of this piece
+Featured in The Sixth Sense
+wikipedia.org's George Washington page