Although this pandemic is not over, a number of tourist sites have begun to be opened to the public but are asked to continue to comply with health protocols to minimize the spread of Covid-19. One of the recently opened tourist sites is the San Antonio Zoo in the United States. There is something interesting at this zoo. They have Lego animals which made of millions of Lego pieces, Amazing!
Lego's games have never lost a fan. Not only liked by children but also adults. Kids at home really likes this one toy. What if used as a form of various types of animals such as in this zoo, certainly very interesting and unique. After being closed for some time due to the Corona pandemic, the world's zoos began to slowly open doors for tourists. Including, one of them is this zoo.
Even though it has been opened, people certainly still feel anxious when visiting public places. Therefore, the San Antonio Zoo , USA has an interesting way to attract visitors to their place. As Bored Panda reportage , San Antonio Zoo displays the replicas of a number of animals built from Lego bricks. They make collaborate with famous New York artist Sean Kenney, who is a certified Lego professional as well. Even this exhibition was given the title 'Wild Connections' and could be seen by visitors until September 5. There are 30 Lego sculptures made from three million pieces of Lego that can be seen by visitors.
Curious? Just check them out of the Incredible LEGO BRICKS sculptures below!
You can find other Lego animals such as pandas, lemurs, turtles, fish, chameleons, bulls, lions, frogs, bears, fish, deer, various birds such as peacocks and bald eagles, and even insects such as bees and butterflies also made from Lego pieces. Exactly like the original! Can you imagine how difficult it is to build an animal replica of millions of Lego bricks? Need accuracy, extra patience and of course, the time is not short.
#2 "Baby Pandas"
In this exhibition, visitors can see on the board, how long it took to build the sculptures and the number of LEGO bricks used by Sean. Not only the shape is similar, but also the body and color details are very realistic in this LEGO replica. For example, the sculptures of panda baby replica. Sean takes 405 hours to make it using 53,460 Lego bricks. While the bald eagle sculpture takes 184 hours with 42,198 pieces of Lego bricks to build it. Really, this is a high dedication in the middle of the pandemic this artist is doing!
Well, for children Lego is familiar because they usually play. Now with this exhibition, the zoo manager hopes to lure children to be enthusiastic in knowing this Lego animal replica. The zoo highly appreciates Sean's hard work and believes what he made at the San Antonio Zoo was able to inspire children who came to visit in the situation of a pandemic. Hopefully, the children can continue to be creative in difficult times like this.
#4 "Polar Bears"
Zoo visitors are not as busy as usual. Some people are still cautious and careful to enjoy the holidays. However, the San Antonio Zoo keep spirit. They made a number of animal replicas using Lego and allowed visitors to see the exhibition in a drive-thru. Wow, it's really creative!