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Vega, Texas: Metal "66" Ankylosaurus

A metallic-robot dinosaur with 66 spikes on its back, all of them numbered "66."

Address:
214 S. Main St., Vega, TX
Directions:
From Route 66 turn north at the blinker light onto US-385/Main St. Drive two blocks. The toad will be on the left, just before Coke St.
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Giant Metal Horned Toad

The horned toad is not, in fact, a toad; it's an an Ankylosaurus named Rex! At least for now.

[Harmon, 11/04/2023]

Horned Toad.

Giant Metal Horned Toad

There is a giant metallic horned toad with "66" spikes on its back. It's located in the same lot as the giant XIT Branding Iron.

[Sumoflam, 09/02/2022]

I case you haven't guessed, the toad is only two blocks off of Route 66. It appeared in 2022.


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