Tahoe City, California: Grizzly Bear made of Pennies

12-foot-tall mom Grizzly Bear, and her two six-foot-tall cubs, with fur made of 200,000 American and Canadian pennies. Named "Ursa Mater" when it debuted at 2017 Burning Man, but its fans call it "Penny Bear." Tahoe City bought the sculpture in 2019.

Heritage Plaza

Address:
570 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA
Directions:
In the small Heritage Plaza park, on the lake side of CA-28/N. Lake Blvd, just south of its intersection with Grove St.
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Penny Grizzly Bear.

Grizzly Bear made of Pennies

Penny Bear is a really a cool thing to check out. Easy location to stop and stretch, catch lunch and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

[Gar Bos, 08/08/2019]

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