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"King Of The Urban Jungle" Statues, Artist: Ilona Malka Rich, Born in Spain, San Jose, California

The Plaque
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A plaque was screwed to concrete and described the sculptures. It read:

Ilona Malka Rich
King Of The Urban Jungle, 2004
Simba x 2. 2004
Lying Beast, 2004


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:30:19 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2432
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Tree Cats
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Three sculptures of female lions were posed on round section of grass.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:30:34 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2433
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Rainbow Cat
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A rainbow colored jungle cat lounged on the grass and carefully watched the photographer while bearing is fangs.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:30:46 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2434
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Closer Head
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A closer view of the lounging jungle cats' head with it fangs.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:30:48 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #c23_2435
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Another Cat
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Another rainbow colored jungle cat (his one with with six legs) stood it ground fiercely.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:30:53 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2436
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Other Side
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The other side of the six legged jungle cat showed its rainbow paint better from this side.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:31:03 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_4237
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Eight Legs And Two Heads
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The last rainbow colored jungle cat had eight legs and two heads.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:31:15 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2438
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Both Heads
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Both of the rainbow colored jungle cats' heads looked threatening up close.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:31:20 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2439
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The Group
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The group of three rainbow colored jungle cats viewed from behind. From this side it is easier to tell that one cat had eight legs.


"King Of The Urban Jungle" Sculpture' external link 2004 external link   •  Artist: Ilona Malka Rich   •  Born In Spain external link   •  San Jose external link California external link   •  Nikon D300S Camera external link   •  AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon Lens external link   •  (Date Photographed: 09:31:32 Tuesday 12 September 2023)   •  (Date Published: Thursday 13 June 2024)   •  © 2024 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C23_2440
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