Fort Wayne, Indiana: Mastodon on Campus (In Transition)

Metal and life-size, which means it's 11 feet tall and 18 feet long. The mastodon is the mascot of the Indiana-Purdue-Fort-Wayne University's sports teams. Currently in storage.
Directions:
From Hwy 930/Coliseum Blvd turn north onto Crescent Ave. Drive underneath the pedestrian overpass, then turn left at the first stoplight onto Lawshe Drive. Drive through the roundabout, then park at the meters at the turnaround. The Mastodon at the back side of the building on the left, the Helmke Library.
Hours:
Currently in storage.
Admission:
Free
Status:
In Transition

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Mastodon on Campus

The mastodon is not available right now. It's in storage while some of the campus layout is redesigned. From what I hear, where and when it will be displayed again has not yet been decided.

[Karl Raade, 06/25/2017]

Mastadon.

Mastodon on Campus

As part of Indiana-Purdue-Fort-Wayne's 40th anniversary as a university, a large metal mastodon was erected on campus (The mastodon is the mascot of the school's athletic teams). It is life-size, 11 feet tall and nearly 18 feet long, and was designed by James Farlow, the university's expert on archaeology. There are also many other interesting sculptures on campus if you have the time to explore.

[signmanjoe, 09/13/2016]

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