Village of Cereal, Alberta

Antelope

Antelope © January 2002 David YanciwAntelope © January 2002 David Yanciw
Designer: Ralph Berg (Cabri, SK)

When Built: 1993

Estimated Dimensions:
Lifesize - Height: 7.2 Feet (2.2 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Unknown

Location:
In front of the fire hall

Reason for Building:

It is a symbol of the town?

Additional Information:

This is the third statue. The original antelope was constructed in 1978, possibly by Tig Seland . It was replaced twice, once in 1989 and the current one in 1993.

Here is a couple more pictures of the Antelope, one with me and the other taken in the summer by Allan Rose:
Antelope © January 2002 David YanciwAntelope - Allan Rose

Ralph Berg has created the Prairie Rattlesnake/Western Meadow Lark , Mule Deer , Burrowing Owls , and Ord's Kangaroo Rats , all of which are in Leader, SK, the Prehistoric Bison in St. Louis, SK, the Deer in Biggar, SK, the Antelope and Goose in Cabri, SK, the Snow Goose in Dunrea, MB, Gilbert the Golf Ball in Gilbert Plains, MB, Bunnock in Macklin, SK the Canvas-Backed Duck in Minnedosa, MB, the Elk in Onanole, MB, Ox in Paradise Hill, SK, the Northwest Mounted Policeman in Redvers, SK, and the Polar Bear in White Bear, SK.

Information Source: http://tis.gov.ab.ca/publictis/item/pronghorn_antelope_statue.htm#

Picture Source: DMY and Allan Rose

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Created By DMY on June 11, 2000
Last Updated: July 28, 2004