Elephant statue.

Pink Elephant

Field review by the editors.

Las Vegas, Nevada

This pastel pachyderm guards the swimming pool of one of The Strip's last low-price establishments. He stands below the most generic of large motel signs -- "MOTEL" and "ROOMS AVAILABLE."

There are a handful of mass-produced fiberglass pink elephants scattered across the country, but this unique Jumbo is not one of them. It appears to be a custom made elephant, probably not easily moved if/when this property gets eaten up by some future casino monolith.

In a smaller town, this pink elephant would be a celebrated landmark. In Vegas, you'll only notice it if you can tear your eyes away from the monorail and massive theme casinos across the street.

Pink elephant.

Also see: Las Vegas - Mighty Mutant

Pink Elephant

Diamond Inn Motel

Address:
4605 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV
Directions:
Diamond Inn Motel. At the south end of The Strip (Las Vegas Blvd S.). East side of Las Vegas Blvd S., between Russell Rd. and Mandalay Bay Hotel-Casino.
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