MGM Grand Lion (2005)

The lion statue and fountain in front of the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas.

A plaque at the base of the fountain proclaims the statue’s superlatives: Largest bronze sculpture in the Western Hemisphere. 45 ft. [14 meters] tall, 50 ft. [15 meters] long on a 25 ft. [8 meter] pedestal. 100,000 pounds [45455 kilograms] of bronze. 1,650 pieces of bronze welded together.

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