GREAT SLOTH BEAST
Megatherium was the largest of the ground sloths, and although apparently very awkward and slow-witted, his great size and strength protected him from the large meat-eaters of his time. He lived during the Pleistocene epoch which began 1 million years ago.
Thunderbeast Park – Hiway 97 – Chiloquin, Ore.
MASTER OF MIRTH — Veteran funnyman, Lou Jacobs, celebrates over a half-century of clown chores with The Greatest Show on Earth.
WOOFY, THE WALRUS
MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC
RANCHO PALOS VERDES – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
WOOFY, THE WALRUS, arrived from Alaska with three other walrus babies in May, 1961. He was only two weeks old, but already he weighed 80 lbs. A diet of pure whipping cream, minced clams, brewer’s yeast and vitamins helped him and his playmates gain a pound a day for many months. He will eventually weigh at least 2,000 lbs.!
GRIZZLY CHAINSAW MASSACRE
The 5-ton 16-1/2 foot mother grizzly bear and cub carved from a giant Redwood by Kenyon R. Kaiser, a sculptor with a chain saw, at the TREES OF MYSTERY—SHRINE OF THE REDWOOD HIGHWAY.
The Jackalope, especially famous in Wyoming and Colorado, is an oddity of the great western states and a fine example of western humor.
The Magic World!
Panama City Beach, Florida