West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Jungle City Exhibition

Elephant

2011

ELEPHANT  -  One of several by Chris Groombridge

Jungle City Exhibition - One of the exhibits in West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh  -  September 2011

  Peter Stubbs.   www.edinphoto.org.uk
Photograph taken September 10 2011

 

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    Jungle City Exhibition - One of the exhibits in West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh  -  September 2011

 

Jungle City Exhibition

Princes Street Gardens

The elephant here was photographed in West Princes Street Gardens, beneath Edinburgh Castle on September 10, 2011.

Please click on the the thumbnail images below to see more photos of elephants in Princes Street Gardens, taken on the same day:

Jungle City Exhibition - One of the exhibits in West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh  -  September 2011

Jungle City Exhibition - Three of the exhibits in West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh  -  September 2011

Endangered Species

The 'Jungle City' exhibition came to Edinburgh in August 2011.  It comprised over 130 life-size animals, representing endangered species - elephants, tigers, orangutans, crocodiles and hornbills - painted by artists and celebrities.

The animals were all on display in the Royal Botanic Garden from August 16 to September 4.  Then from September 6, most of them were moved to other sites in and around the centre of Edinburgh, including Princes Street Gardens.

Charity Auction

The animals are to be auctioned at the end of the exhibition, on September 29 for the conservation charity, 'Elephant Family' that supports endangered African wildlife.  The exhibition will also benefit six UK conservation charities.

 

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