Hamlet of Onanole, Manitoba

Elk (7 Point Bull Elk)

Elk August 2000 © Samson YeeElk October 2000 © David Yanciw
Built by: Ralph Berg (Cabri, SK)

When Built: Unknown

Dimensions:
Height: 15.5 Feet (4.7 Metres)
Length: 27 Feet (8.2 Metres)
Antlers Length: 10 Feet (3.0 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Chicken Wire, Rebar, Fibreglass

Location:
West side of Highway 10, south side of town.

Reason for Building:

Elk is the symbol of the community

Additional Information:

It is made of six 45-gallon metal drums, four from its shoulders to its hind-quarters, and two in its belly. The frame consists of two rolls of chicken wire and 740 feet of rebar to provide stability. The outer shell is fibreglass.

That is me in the second picture above. Christine Malone took the picture. Here is a close up of its face:
Elk August 2000 © Samson Yee

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 Pronghorn Antelope in Cereal, AB, 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 Ox in Paradise Hill, SK, the Northwest Mounted Policeman in Redvers, SK, and the Polar Bear in White Bear, SK.

Information Source: http://www.rrsd.mb.ca/onanole/onanolet.htm and Saskgolfer.com

Pictures Sources: Samson Yee and DMY

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Created By DMY on January 1, 1999
Last Updated: July, 28, 2004