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Animals in Pools

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Address: 555 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97204-1336
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Whimsy

So this reminds me of Fremont in Seattle. They truly brighten anyone's day. Are there Beavers in Beaverton and Tigers in Tigard (Sorry Mr. Tigard, just joking; he's 107.)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

So this reminds me of Fremont in Seattle. They truly brighten anyone's day. Are there Beavers in Beaverton and Tigers in Tigard (Sorry Mr. Tigard, just joking; he's 107.)

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I strolled by the animals in pools the other day to discover that there was no water in the pools. Kinda made for an even stranger impression. Especial with all the wet weather we have had lately In Portland. So I couldn't resist to take a few photos. These are the animals left high and dry on the north side... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Wandering around Portland aimlessly one afternoon, we ran into these pools. It's a cute idea that works in almost any major city. Nothing distinctive about this and certainly nothing to search out. If you run into them though, take a few pictures, enjoy, and likely forget them a few days later.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Several interesting and cute public statues to look at, but not much otherwise to do or see. Good for photos.

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Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Cute animal statues in the fountains on both sides of the block. Nice little Portland moment, especially if you catch them just after a group has knit sweaters and scarves for them!

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

We saw these cuties as we were walking around the Pioneer Courthouse. These fun bronze representatives of local wildlife sure made a good photo op.

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Otley West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

saw these around Pioneer square. I'm sure most people just walk by and don't even notice them. Local wildlife in bronze.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

So there I am strolling down the street & I see a bear in a fountain! Yup, thought I had a little something extra in my coffe; glad to see others taking pix too. This city is weird but this is one reason why its in a good way.

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Just walking around in downtown Portland you'll walk by several little man-made ponds with bronze animals that you find randomly. I saw the beavers (which is a Portland thing) and sea lions and thought they were super cool. Not something you see in other cities. Part of what makes Portland different than a lot of other American cities

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

Came across these little fountains on our walking tour of downtown Portland. There are so many neat fountains in this city- I think these were some of our favorites. So cute- there are little bronze bears, deer, beavers, seals. Very close to Pioneer Courthouse Square and worth a stop if you're walking by!!

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