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Published:April 21st, 2013 11:00 EST
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Outrage: City Officials Boot Giant Dinosaur Statue From Zoomars Petting Zoo

By Robert Paul Reyes

"City officials in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., said they booted a 40-foot statue of an Apatosaurus from a petting zoo because it was deemed an eyesore.

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Carolyn Franks, owner of Zoomars, the petting zoo, purchased the friendly-faced dinosaur last year for $12,000 from a Romanian shopping mall and brought it to her Los Rios Street venue, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday."

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The city officials should be impeached for booting the kid-friendly dinosaur from the Zoomars petting zoo.

Children love creepy crawlies, baby animals and dinosaurs, especially a dinosaur statue with a smiling face.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and in my humble opinion the dinosaur wasn`t an eyesore, it was a huge symbol of fun.

The friendly dinosaur has found a new home; the owner of Zoomars sold the work of art to Grand Canyon Caverns, a tourist attraction in Peach Springs, Arizona.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/04/21/Dinosaur-statue-booted-from-California-city/UPI-33351366554976/#ixzz2R6qjDJAN

Photo Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 

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