Anniston, Alabama: Elephant Statue (Gone)

Life-size elephant statue had previously been painted yellow (to sync with a now closed phone store), with giraffe markings, with zebra stripes, and like an American flag.

Directions:
Stands in front of a defunct Yello Wireless store. On the west side of Hwy 21/US 431, at the corner of East L St. On the south edge of Anniston, two miles north of I-20 exit 185.
Hours:
May 2014: Reported missing.
Status:
Gone

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Cars drive past empty parking lot and blank outdoor sign.

Elephant - Missing

The elephant is gone!

[Susan Martin, 05/15/2014]

The elephant, originally yellow, arrived as the mascot of a Yello Wireless store. It survived the store's demise, sporting a succession of crazy painted patterns. We hope it found a good home.

Statue of an elephant painted yellow next to a sign for Yello Wireless.

Elephant Statue

No longer just yellow! Kinda fun.

[Michael, 11/06/2011]

A chameleon elephant. While it was the mascot of the (now closed) Yello Wireless store, the elephant was yellow with white tusks.

Statue of an elephant painted with yellow and black spots like a leopard.

Painted elephant

Life size elephant statue currently painted with giraffe markings. It has previously been painted like a zebra and like an American flag.

[Susan, 09/03/2004]

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