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Salt Lake City, Utah: 33-Foot-Long Iguana Team Field Report

866 W. S. Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
Just west of downtown, on the north side of S. Temple just east of its intersection with N 900 W. Set back from the street, in the parking lot of the Red Iguana restaurant.
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33-Foot-Long Iguana.

33-Foot-Long Iguana

Restaurant owner desired a giant iguana for his parking lot, and he wanted it to look real. Artist Stephen Kelser took two years to build the lizard, with over 120,000 hand-sculpted scales. Report... [11/20/2017]

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33-Foot-Long Iguana

The Iguana is still looking good, and you still can't get close at all. There's a shelter in which to sit behind it, for whatever reason.

[Rustin LaFurney, 08/12/2021]

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Mormon Church History MuseumMormon Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, UT - 1 mi.
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In the region:
Apocalrock Visitor Center: Miracles on View, Salt Lake City, UT - 6 mi.

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