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Jackson, Tennessee: Book-Reading Praying Mantis

20 feet tall, wearing glasses, a minimalist Mantis made of recycled metal stands out a public library.

433 E. Lafayette St., Jackson, TN
On the eastern edge of downtown, on the north side of E. Lafayette St., midway between N. Royal and N. Church Sts.
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Reading Mantis.

Book-Reading Praying Mantis

A large praying mantis, wearing glasses and reading a book, stands outside the main Jackson library. It is made out of some type of metal, is approximately 20 feet tall, and is painted a pale green.

[signmanjoe, 07/13/2015]

Officially titled "Reading Mantis," it was sculpted from recycled metal by local artist Tim Pace.

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