Sunday, May 1, 2016

Zippy the Pinhead Location: Leo the Lion - Las Vegas, NV

Leo the Lion
MGM Grand
"Cat Burglar"
Las Vegas, NV

N 36° 06.062 W 115° 10.307

Short Description: 

Leo the Lion is located outside the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino at 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV

Long Description: 

A bronze statue of Leo the Lion is  45 ft. tall and weighs over 50 tons. It is the biggest bronze sculpture in the U.S.

 It was created by Snellen Maurice "Snell" Johnson in 1997 and replaced  a lion  sculpture that some thought to be unlucky because visitors had to enter the casino through the lion's mouth.

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