Irvine, California: Peter the Anteater

Two bronze statues of Peter, UC Irvine's human-size anteater mascot. One sits on a bench, wearing sunglasses and flip-flops, with an open, 2003-vintage laptop resting on his shorts.

Address:
531 Pereira Drive, Irvine, CA
Directions:
Outside the Student Center on the campus of the University of California, Irvine. I-405 exit 7. Drive south on Jamboree Rd for one mile. Turn left onto Campus Drive. Drive 1.5 miles. Turn right onto W. Peltason Drive, then left onto Pereira Drive. You'll see the Student Center on the right. The anteater sits in an outdoor interior courtyard, at the entrance to the food court.
Admission:
Free
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Peter the Anteater.

Peter the Anteater

Cool statues. Bit of a walk from the nearest parking but worth it. There's a bonus Peter the Anteater.

[Steve Braun, 07/14/2022]

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