Buffalo, New York: Surapa, Painting Elephant

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300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo, NY
I-90 to exit 51 (Rte 33 W). North to exit for Hwy 198. Take 198 then right on Parkside Ave. At the second light turn left onto Jewitt Pky. The zoo parking lot is on the right.Parkside. At 2nd light make left onto Jewitt Parkway, zoo parking lot on right.
Daily 10 am - 5 pm July-Aug., 10 am - 4 pm off-season. (Call to verify)
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Surapa, Painting Elephant.

Surapa, Painting Elephant
At the Buffalo Zoo, Asian elephant Surapa has developed a following in the art world with her abstract paintings. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Elephant Guernica.

Painting Elephant

If you noticed the hook under the trainer's arm, it is used to make the Elephant perform. The elephant isn't painting for fun. Please don't enable this type of entertainment.

[deborah, 03/12/2009]
Buffalo Elephant: Painting Masterpieces for Food

The abstract paintings of Surapa, a 4 1/2 ton Asian elephant at the Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo, NY, are being sold in the zoo's gift shop. More than sixty have been purchased by visitors for $25 each.... [01/11/1998] Complete News Story

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