Monday, November 12, 2012

Animals you don't need to walk!


This Saturday I went to Le jardin d'acclimatation, a small amusement park located in Le bois de Boulogne in the 16th arrondissement. Like in all amusement parks you can find merry-go-rounds, roller coasters, car racing, shooting stands... but it's also an educational park where children can see animals, attend various workshops and... walk through unexpected exhibits, like these funny shaped animals designed by Guili Guili and made of recycled metal. Here is the one I thought was the cutest, but I photographed and filmed several other ones, that are just as cute! Have a look on the PDP Youtube channel.

13 comments:

  1. Love it! I like the cat and the pig the best.

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  2. I'm with Mrs. V. Love the cat and pig. But really, they're all wonderful!

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  3. very cute! the artist captured something I think we all find endearing in animals.

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  4. Really funny statues :-D
    Merci Eric !

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  5. Thanks Adrien. I really look up to people who are able to have cool ideas like that (and implement them!)

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  6. Am having a great old chuckle...how fun...Just sat down with a cup of tea and this has made my morning...thanks.

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  7. Wouaf! Quel gentil chien-chien (and I'll bet the kids love all these animals too).

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  8. It is so cute! Reminds me of a classic children's book here in the States called "Whistle for Willie," about a little boy who is trying to learn to whistle to call his dog, Willie. In this case, the dog appears to be whistling for itself :-). Reminds me of Janet and Maya's little Charlie.
    -Kim

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  9. That's a great sculpture- and lovely photo- but I love the duck even more! It's glorious! I tried to find exotic birds on my last trip to Paris, but only found sparrows and pigeons.... Perhaps I'll have to try le jardin d'acclimatation next year. I googled it and think that it may be a ruddy shelduck. Gorgeous regardless. Thanks for giving me hope for something besides pigeons and sparrows.

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