Elephants and crocodiles await water pressure.

Spritzing Elephants and Crocodile

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Marshalltown, Iowa

Two bronze adult elephants and three young 'uns stand in a cement pond in front of a real estate office. Several of the elephants are rigged to spritz water from their trunks, and a toothy crocodile is included in the frolicsome tableau.

It's a noteworthy upgrade from an earlier display on this same spot, of perhaps a dozen elephant statues of various sizes just standing in the grass. The owner of the real estate office, Jamie Bland, evidently likes elephants.

Spritzing Elephants and Crocodile

1st Rate Real Estate

S. Center St., Marshalltown, IA
1st Rate Real Estate. US 30 exit 185. Drive north for one mile into town on Hwy 14/S. Center St. The elephants will be on the right, just north of the intersection of Center and Olive Sts.
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