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You Transfer ONE Giraffe And A Entire Metropolis Loses Its Thoughts

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Cease. Riddle me this Batman.

What number of well-known giraffes are you aware?

I’ve received two for you and the primary one is out of a job too.

Who remembers Geoffrey the Giraffe?

Then there’s Melman from Madagascar. Hilarious.

After which there’s this man.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

Who was on high of this constructing.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

On this retailer’s parking zone.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

We all know the why he got here down and when he’ll be coming again.

“The Giraffe has been a neighborhood landmark for greater than 50 years, so retaining it protected is a precedence as we proceed the rework challenge for our West Saginaw retailer’s Specific location,” mentioned Jeremiah Hernandez, retailer director of the West Saginaw Meijer. “We all know how a lot the neighborhood values it being a part of their Meijer procuring expertise and anticipate the Giraffe to return later this fall.” (WILX)

Learn Extra: The place Did The Giraffe Go At The West Saginaw Meijer Fuel Station?

He is protected within the Meijer Car parking zone on West Saginaw…for now.

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McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

Plenty of articles are addressing the Lansing icon coming down from his perch atop the Meijer fuel station.

However he is been up there for 50 years. Why and the way did he stand up there?

In keeping with our buddies at Lansing Info:

Whereas hilarious, not so quick. And never so true.

We scoured the interwebs to seek out the reality for you and here is what we dug up.

 

This Giraffe in Lansing is put in on high of a Meijer fuel station cover. The statue has been right here for the reason that late Seventies or early Eighties. The Meijer retailer initially used animal statues to mark parking zone sections so as to assist clients keep in mind the place they parked. When the shop switched to letter indicators as a substitute, the giraffe was saved and moved to the place it’s now. (roadarch)

And from a flickr photograph gallery remark:

The remainder of the animals are actually on high of EDRU skating rink.

That is what I assumed… however could not discover any proof on-line. Apparently the Lansing Meijer/Edru animals aren’t essential sufficient to be on Wikipedia but. (flickr)

We took a glance on Google Maps and that sounds prefer it could possibly be true.

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

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