Dinosaurs Are Garden Statuary for Children of all Ages

Jurassic-Sized Triceratops Dinosaur StatueWe have a wide variety of animal garden statues in our collection. There are cute statues of bunnies and dancing geese, highly detailed sculptures of majestic wild animals, and more than a few mythical creatures. However, we also carry beautiful, realistic statues of spectacular beasts that went extinct millions of years ago. These incredible animals are the dinosaurs and although they haven't been around for more than 60 million years, they are as popular as ever, especially among kids of all ages.

Most kids love dinosaurs and as adults, many of us can't help but be fascinated by those ancient, extinct behemoths. This is why realistic sculptures of dinosaurs are an excellent choice for decor in family-oriented hotels, restaurants, and other businesses. Put an incredible Jurassic-Sized Triceratops Dinosaur Statue at the entrance of a business and it will become the talk of the town. Kids will literally come running to the doors and customers will keep flocking back to get a look at this very realistic dinosaur.

If our Jurassic sized dinosaurs are a bit too big for a home or business, we also have smaller, high quality dinosaur statues like the Brachiosaurus Dinosaur Statue and the fun Pterodactyl Statue. These smaller dinosaur statues will entertain customers and guests of all ages whether displayed in the backyard or in the foyer of a place of business.

Find the best selection of dinosaur sculptures, and other high quality resin garden statues at Design Toscano.

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Picking Out the Perfect Garden Statues for Mom

The Daydream Fairy SculptureTime is running out to find that perfect Mother's Day gift! Sure, you could always put it off and do some last minute shopping but is it worth the risk of settling on some average gift or cheap, everyday decor? We think not and that's why we want to help you find the best gift for Mom. If she likes to spend any amount of time in the garden, she will love one or more of our resin garden statues.

However, since we have such a huge collection of high quality sculptures, we know that it can be a challenge to pick out the ideal gift for such an important person. Here are a couple of tips on picking out the best garden statue gifts for Mom:

  • Complement a decorating theme: If Mom's backyard already follows a decorating theme that includes animals, you might want to buy a cute animal yard statue like Pancho the Burro Planter Sculpture.
  • Think of her interests: Think about the books she likes to read and the movies she likes to watch. If she enjoys fantasy novels, you might want to give her the Daydream Fairy Sculpture or another of our beautiful garden fairies.
  • Buy a statue that can be used in the garden and inside the home: She will like the statue even more if it works inside the home just as well as it does in the garden. The Thoughts of an Angel Sculptural Wall Roundel is one of several such items in our collection.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on any of the beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor on our site until April 28th.

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Take 20% Off Garden Cherub Statues and Other Beautiful Summer Decor

Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden StatueSummer garden decor comes in many forms. While some folks opt for a classic stone garden angel, others buy a modern bronze sculpture or stunning animal garden statues. When searching for summer decor, we want to find pieces that fit in with our other decorations and certain decorating themes but most of all, we want to use decor that is simply beautiful.

Garden cherub sculptures are an excellent, easy option when it comes to beautiful summer garden decor because they combine the endearing, innocent look of a baby with angelic attributes. In other words, they depict babies as we see them; treasured, loved, and more beautiful than an angel. The Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden Statue is one of several adorable cherub statues in our collection. This sleeping baby angel is a beautiful addition to any garden and looks just as sweet when displayed inside the home.

The "Basket of Treats" Cherub Statue is a wonderfully detailed statue that also acts as a perfect place to display your favorite flower cuttings. This lovely statue is fine decor for a backyard porch or patio, and looks just as beautiful when displayed in the reception area of a hotel or in your reading room.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on these beautiful resin garden statues and any of the unique decor on our site until April 28th.

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Mother’s Day Sale at Design Toscano Starts Today

Fairy of the West Wind Sitting StatueAs we head into the last two weeks of April, it's time to think about Mother's Day gifts. This year, Mother's Day falls on May 11th so there's still time to find the perfect gift. Instead of buying jewelry or a bouquet of flowers, why not buy beautiful garden statues? Get the right type of statue and mom will treasure it for years. Not to mention, when you buy any of the garden statuary or other items in our collection from today until April 28th, you can take 20% off the regular price.

Save on elegant garden fairies like the Fairy of the West Wind Sitting Statue and the Daydream Fairy Sculpture. The exquisite, life-like features of these wonderful little fairy statues make them an ideal addition to any garden.

All of our animal garden statues are also on sale including cute little sculptures like the "Delightful Dancing Ducks" Welcome Sign and Pancho the Burro Planter Sculpture.

When thinking about a gift for mom, keep in mind that we also have a large selection of fine interior decor items, including such beauties as the Lucina, Goddess of Light Stained Glass Lamp and the St. Louis Draped Sculptural Wall Accent Set.

Enjoy a 20% discount on beautiful resin garden statues and everything else on our site from today until April 28th.

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Some Design Toscano Décor Is for The Birds

Summer's Splash Sculptural BirdbathA garden doesn't just act as a place for relaxation and maintaining flowerbeds. It's also invaluable green space in increasingly urbanized surroundings. In addition to providing us with a tree or two for hanging a swing and showing unique greenmen decor, the green space in the garden can be home to several types of birds. Sparrows, grosbeaks, goldfinches, cardinals, and chickadees are regular garden visitors in many parts of North America. It can be fun to watch them, listen to their songs, and see them interact with choice resin garden statues.

One of the easiest and most common types of bird-friendly statue is the bird bath. Birds love to bathe in small pools of water, especially on hot summer days and they can add just the right touch of natural, animated decor to such fine garden statues as the Summer's Splash Sculptural Birdbath. Put this beautiful decor in the backyard and you will be surprised at the species of birds that show up. To see the most birds, place it about five feet from vegetation so they have a safe place to fly to if they feel threatened.

Providing birds with a place to live will also bring House Wrens, sparrows, and swallows to the backyard. Get the "Laughing Greenman" Birdhouse Statue to watch birds raise their young in the most interesting birdhouse on the block!

Find the best selection of high quality garden statuary for home and business at Design Toscano.

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There’s Still Time to Win $200 to Spend on Beautiful Resin Garden Statues

Fiona the Flower FairyWhile shopping for new garden statuary at Design Toscano, don't forget to write a review and submit a photo of your favorite Design Toscano decor. Not only will we give you a platform to talk about your favorite garden statue, we might also give you a $200 gift certificate! When you write a review and submit a photo of that special decor item, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for $200 to spend on our high quality decor.

We all enjoy talking about the things we love so it should be easy to write something about your favorite animal yard statue, garden fairy, or stone garden angel. If your collection of animal garden statues happens to include Zairen, the Zebra Sculpture, it will be easy to talk about the realism and striking natural black and white patterns of this fine backyard decor.

If you can count Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture as one of your garden fairies, tell us why this beautiful little statue holds a place of importance in your garden. Is it her natural pose, life-like appearance, or elegant details? Or, perhaps you like her butterfly wings? Whatever the reasons may be for liking this and other Design Toscano items, all you have to do is tell us about it in a review and submit a photo, and you might win a $200 gift certificate.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and have a chance at winning $200!

This contest ends on April 30th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Find Fantastic Animal-Themed Décor in the Basil Street Gallery

Heads Above Giraffe Floor LampInspiration for decor comes from many sources. The ancient Egyptians based much of their art on their belief system, daily royal life, and the wildlife that occurred in the valley of the Nile. Sculptures of Greek deities were also based on a belief system while Greek statues of fauns and other mythical creatures came from their legends and folktales. Despite the passing of hundreds of years, Egyptian art continues to be popular in many parts of the world, and many a garden boasts a statue of a Greek deity.

Another source of inspiration that has endured since people made paintings on cave walls is that of the animal. The variety and beauty of life on this planet has given rise to countless paintings, sculptures, and wall decor. Several beautiful animal-inspired works are featured in our Basil Street collection, including the realistic Leopards Lair Sculptural Wall Frieze. This unique sculptural wall decor mirrors the behavior of an African Leopard at rest.

Another animal that has inspired many a work of art is the Indian Peafowl. Glad in shimmering blue, green, and bronze, it almost looks too extravagant to be real. Our Peacocks in Paradise Statue captures the incredible beauty of these amazing birds and is a regal addition to home and business.

At Basil Street, we also have animal-themed decor that blends lighting with animal sculptures. The Heads Above Giraffe Floor Lamp is one such unique decor item.

Enjoy free shipping on purchases of $75 or more at Design Toscano from today until Sunday, April 20th.

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Free Shipping on Beautiful Garden Statuary This Weekend!

Fiona the Flower FairyThis is a great time of the year to buy resin garden statues. The weather is finally warm enough to venture into the backyard and start decorating it for summer, and the statues that are purchased now can be put on display for several months. This weekend also happens to be an excellent time to buy statues for the garden from Design Toscano because when you purchase $75 or more from today until April 20th, you don't pay anything for regular shipping!

Buy the popular and beautiful Fiona the Flower Fairy for the garden this weekend and it will be shipped to your place for free. Why not take advantage of the free shipping and buy a few more garden fairies for the backyard? The exquisite Sunflower Fairy Statue is a nice compliment to Fiona also ships for free this weekend. However, if the garden would look better with a spectacular centerpiece fairy statue, you might want to add Rhiannon the Archer Garden Fairy Statue to your collection.

Of course these garden fairy statues aren't the only sculptures that would be shipped for free. You won't pay any regular shipping fees for beautiful and dramatic animal garden sculptures like the Catch of the Day Grand Bear Sculpture and the Snapping Swamp Gator.

Enjoy free shipping on purchases of $75 or more at Design Toscano from today until Sunday, April 20th.

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Would You Like $200 to Spend on High Quality Resin Garden Statues?

Oak King Greenman Wall SculptureSpring is the best time of the year for buying new garden statuary for the backyard. Since summer is just around the corner, we don't want to wait too long to buy beautiful new decor for the garden. To help you acquire new animal garden statues, and other high quality garden decor, we hold a variety of sales. However, this month, you also have the chance to win $200 to spend on fantastic garden statues and elegant interior decorations! All you have to do is write a review and post a picture of your favorite Design Toscano decor from today until April 30th. Do that and you will be included in a drawing for a $200 gift certificate that can be used for any of the beautiful items on the Design Toscano site.

That includes such striking Greek garden statues as Hebe, the Goddess of Youth Sculpture and the grand Venus of Arles Sculpture. Put these beautiful statues on display to give the backyard a classic, regal appearance.

That gift certificate could also be used for such fine greenmen statues as Bacchus, God of Wine: Greenman Wall Sculpture and the haunting Oak King Greenman Wall Sculpture. The elegant French Greenmen Wall Sculptures Le Printemps and L'Etoile can also be used as creative flower planters.

Animal garden sculptures also make a nice addition to a summer garden. Talk about your favorite Design Toscano animal statue and you might win $200 to use for buying the hypnotic Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and have a chance at winning $200!

This contest ends on April 30th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Resin Garden Statues of Beautiful Desert Wildlife

The Great RoadrunnerThe desert is a stark, beautiful place. The vegetation might be covered in spines and thorns but it has its own sort of unique architecture, the sunsets are fantastic, and scenery is inspirational at every turn. The lack of water has also resulted in animals just as interesting as the Saguaros and tumbleweeds. Putting sculptural representations of those animals in the garden is especially fitting in places with an arid climate, in rock gardens, and in backyards that already show a fun display of animal garden statuary.

One of the signature species of the American deserts is the Greater Roadrunner. While most people might only be familiar with this funny bird as a cartoon character, in real life, it happens to be a common, ground dwelling bird of the American southwest. This terrestrial cuckoo species trots along dry creek beds to hunt for small lizards, mice, and even small rattlesnakes. "The Great Roadrunner" Statue captures the determination and speed of this funny bird with fine details and accurate colors.

Another unique desert creature that makes a fine addition to many a backyard is the "Frill-Necked Lizard" Statue. Closely modeled after the frilled lizards that live in the hot, dry deserts of Australia, this high quality animal yard statue is a very close representation of the real thing.

Enjoy 20% off these fine animal garden sculptures and any of the garden statues at Design Toscano from today until April 14th.

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A Bird Animal Yard Statue for the Pool

Great White Egret StatueSpring has come back to town and summer is just around the corner. In just a month or two, it will be warm enough to open the pool back up for the year and host memorable summer garden parties. The approach of warmer weather also acts a reminder to buy beautiful summer decor for the pool. Several animal garden statues are perfect poolside decor, especially sculptures of birds. As befits their aquatic haunts, wading birds like herons and seaside bird species work best.

The Great White Egret Statue will be a majestic, natural addition to any yard, especially when placed next to the pool or a small pond. This symbol of the National Audubon Society is carefully crafted and painted by hand to look just like the actual, elegant bird that wades in coastal marshes and wetlands.

The "Dock of the Bay" Pelican Statue is another perfect animal statue for the pool. The wonderful details on this realistic bird sculpture will remind you and all of your guests of the sounds of crashing waves, the scent of salty air, and beautiful sunsets on the coast.

Enjoy 20% off these resin garden statues and any of the beautiful garden statues in our collection until April 14th.

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Realistic Alligator Animal Garden Statues

Stalking Swamp PredatorAlligators are one of the most respected and interesting animals of the southern swamplands. They are almost entirely native to the United States of America and are a common sight in the waterways of Florida. In Louisiana, locals even use Alligator meat in several Cajun dishes. Although most of the Alligators in the bayou are small and rarely grow bigger than five feet, monsters that reach lengths of eight feet or more still occur in a few of the more remote swamps.

Those big gators are the perfect inspiration for a ferocious animal yard statue. The Stalking Swamp Predator Statue captures the tough and fearsome appearance of an angry Alligator with a sharp, toothy maw, scaly hide, and other accurate details. The eight foot length is also going to make an impression on all of your garden guests! Put it next to the pool for full effect!

Pair the stalking predator with the Snapping Swamp Gator Statue to make every pool party an exciting one. The Gargantuan Garden Gator Statue is another full-sized fearsome Alligator statue that will make anyone think twice before venturing in to your backyard!

Enjoy 20% off these stunning sculptures and any of the resin garden statues at Design Toscano from today until April 14th.

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Resin Garden Statues to Honor the Memory of Loved Ones

Angels of Alghero Religious StatuesGarden statuary can be used for more than decor. While we do put high quality animal garden sculptures, garden angels, and other classic sculptures into a garden or backyard to help beautify it and give it character, we can also use religious statues for inspiration and paying homage to our belief systems. We can put in outdoor garden water fountains to bring the soothing sound of falling water into the backyard, and the permanence and beauty of sculptures make them perfect for remembering loved ones who have passed away.

The Angel of Grief Monument Statue is a classic piece that was designed by William Wetmore Story in memory of his dearly departed wife. Similar sculptures are seen in cemeteries and gardens to this day because they encapsulate the grief we feel upon losing a loved one. This statue pairs well with the Angels of Alghero Religious Statues and the stunning Intercession Angel: Praying Hands Religious Statue.

Cast stone memorial garden benches are another excellent means of remembering loved ones with garden decor. We have a variety of cast stone benches in our collection that can be personalized with the name of the dearly departed. The In Our Hearts Forever Personalized Cast Stone Memorial Garden Bench is one such item that reminds us of the love we still feel for the departed with a beautiful phrase.

Enjoy 20% off these items and all garden statues at Design Toscano from today until April 14th.

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Picking Out the Best Religious Outdoor Statues for Your Garden

Jesus Loves the Little ChildrenReligious-themed statues are a common, beautiful aspect of many gardens. Some of us opt for a classic stone garden angel while others prefer to decorate the garden with beautiful reminders of their faith. There are also people who opt for putting an impressive large Buddha statue in the garden and other Asian-themed religious statues. No matter what your preference is in terms of religious sculptures, you will probably find one or more perfect additions to the garden in our collection of religious resin garden statues. Here are a few tips for picking out the best religious sculpture for your backyard:

  • Pick out a statue that fits in with other garden decor: While most religious statues will easily compliment other garden statue decor, something along the lines of the Jesus Loves the Little Children Garden Sculpture will look much better in a backyard with cheerful gnomes, statues of children, and cute animal garden statues than more solemn sculptures.
  • Use angel statues for a garden with classic statuary: If you have a Victorian garden or one decorated with classic decor, there's a good chance that you already have a few fine angel sculptures. The beautiful Angel of Patience Sculpture will further highlight your fine collection of classic decor.
  • Try a Buddha statue for natural-themed gardens: Sculptures like the Jolly Hotei Buddha Statue and other Buddhas work very well with backyards that put the emphasis on natural decor.

Enjoy 20% off these sculptures and all of the religious statues in our collection when purchased from today until April 7th.

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Save on Religious Outdoor Statues for Spring

Enlightened Buddha SculptureSpring is here and if you haven't done so yet, it is time to give serious consideration to the resin garden statues destined for the backyard. While going through your collection of animal garden statues, stone garden angels, gnomes, and other outdoor decor, you may want to think about putting a few religious statues on display. Religious-themed sculptures are a wonderful addition to any backyard statue display but one of the best reasons for buying them today is because you can take 20% off the price.

The sale includes such beautiful Asian statues as the Enlightened Buddha Sculpture and the cheerful Jolly Hotei Buddha Statue. These are just two of several classic Asian-themed statues in our collection and look even better when paired with the serene Earth Witness Buddha Sculptural Wall Frieze.

If the garden could use another bird feeder or small bird bath, our Nature's Nurturer: St. Francis Sculpture is a wonderful choice. Whether you put bird seed or water in this beloved saint's basket, it will be a welcome sight for a number of backyard birds. For a more inspirational, solemn sculpture, we have a wide variety of options including the classic Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane Statue.

Enjoy 20% off these and all of the religious statues in our collection when purchased from today until April 7th.

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Animal Garden Statues as Garden Benches

Gothic RoundaboutThose of us who have gardens are fortunate indeed. We can use that green space to grow vegetables, try our hand at cultivating rose bushes, feed the birds, throw wonderful backyard parties, or just sit back and read a book under the shade of a favorite tree. No matter how we like to enjoy the beauty of the backyard, it will always be a welcome sanctuary for rest and relaxation. Certain types of decor can aid with relaxation, especially beautiful sculpted benches. An ornate steel bench like the Gothic Roundabout makes a classic artistic statement in any backyard but if the garden could use a stone bench that also acts as an animal sculpture, you might want to add the Giant Neoclassical Swan Garden Bench to your garden statue collection. The fine details and swan-sculpted arms of this big Victorian bench will turn it into centerpiece garden furniture decor.

For a smaller, yet equally regal place to sit and read a book, put the Grand Lion of St. John's Square Sculptural Bench into the garden. The powerfully sculpted lions that make up the legs of this bench give this garden decor a truly royal appearance. Get this wonderful garden bench for the backyard or put it in the reception area of a hotel or restaurant to make clients feel like royalty.

Find these and other stunning garden benches at Design Toscano today.

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Beautiful Garden Statuary!

Dragon of Falkenberg CastleIt might be the first of April but this is no joke. Order any of the fantastic decor and objets d'art on our site today, April 1st, and you can take 25% off! Take advantage of this big discount to update your spring garden, get ready for the warm evenings of summer, and find unique gifts for family and friends. The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue will be wonderful, unique decor for any garden and looks as if it's coming right out of the lawn. Entertain guests with this classic dragon and take 25% off the normal price when buying it today.

If the backyard could use a new stone garden angel, you might like the "Queen of Angels, Guardian of Children" Statue. This replica of a nineteenth century Italian original is four feet of detailed, angelic beauty. Deploy it as a new centerpiece garden sculpture or use it to augment your garden statue collection. Don't forget that all of our animal garden sculptures are also on sale for today only and include such striking depictions of wild beauties as the "The Clever Coyote" Statue and the majestic Mother Black Bear and Cub Grand Scale Animal Sculpture.

Enjoy 25% off resin garden statues and everything else on the Design Toscano site when purchased today, April 1st.

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Which Sculptures for Outside Are Suited for a Natural Garden?

Black Bear and Cub Grand Scale Animal SculptureAs our backyards come back to life after the long, cold winter, we can reflect on some different types of gardens. Large estates can host a menagerie of classic garden statuary, animal garden sculptures, and other garden decor. More common, medium-sized gardens can show sculpted hedges, a stone garden angel here and there, and a few other resin garden statues. Small, urban gardens might not have as much space for grand scale statues but do have enough room for a few garden gnomes and potted flowers.

There are also gardens that put the focus on nature. These are the backyards where invasive plants are removed and native plant species are cultivated. Some garden space might also be left to grow on its own and provide more habitat for birds and small animals. Certain types of garden statues are well suited for these types of gardens and include such animal statues as the Mother Doe and Fawn and the Mother Black Bear and Cub Grand Scale Animal Sculpture. Both of these realistic and beautiful garden statue sets look right at home in a wilder, more natural garden. Another statue that looks right at home in a wilder garden is the Bigfoot, the Bashful Yeti Tree Sculpture.

Find the best selection of resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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Three Tips to Pick Out the Best Animal Yard Statue for your Garden

Sitting Bengal Tiger Cub StatueAnimal garden sculptures come in many forms and sizes. With so many types of statues to choose from, it can be challenging to pick out the best decor for the garden. The following are three tips to help everyone from beginning gardeners to veterans in backyard decor pick out the best animal statues for their decorating needs:

  • Think about the size of the garden: Whether looking for an animal statue or a stone garden angel, this is one of the most basic things to consider. Size the statue accordingly because you don't want to pick out a statue that ends up dominating the entire garden. Instead, choose animal sculptures that will highlight the beauty of the yard without "taking over". A medium sized animal statue like the Sitting Bengal Tiger Cub Statue is a good bet.
  • Cute or fierce?: While you don't have to choose between the cutest statue and the scariest, gardeners do need to think about the type of animal personality portrayed in their garden. A Meerkat statue is ideal for those in search of a a curious, cute animal.
  • Wild or domesticated: In general, animal statues can also be separated into one of these two categories. Keep this in mind to decide if you would rather see a Swan of the Lake statue in the garden as opposed to a Prowling Spotted Jaguar statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal garden statues in our collection when purchased by today, March 28th.

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Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Animal Garden Sculptures!

Jurassic Sized Allosaurus DinosaurBig cats like lions and tigers make beautiful and stunning animal garden sculptures. We admire these top predators for their beautiful patterns and colors, their grace, and their power. However, as big and strong as these felines might be during the present day, in prehistoric times, they would have been outmatched many times over by the top predators of the Jurassic and Cretaceous. Those massive beasts comprised a variety of fierce dinosaurs, including the likes of Allosaurus and the famous T-Rex.

Although they went extinct millions of years ago, those ultimate land animals live on in museums, books, and on film. Thanks to the imagination and skill of artists who work with resin garden statues, you can also pay homage to dinosaurs with statues of them for the yard. Given their long lasting fame and amazing appearance, dinosaur statues are strong contenders for being the ultimate in animal garden statues. Our Jurassic-Sized Allosaurus Dinosaur Statue is a big, highly detailed dinosaur sculpture that shows the same predatory shape and demeanor of the actual, fanged beast (as far as we know!). Pair it with a small yet powerful Scaled Jurassic T-Rex Raptor Dinosaur Statue. Since such predators also need something suitable to chase, you might want to also buy the realistic Jurassic-Sized Parasaurolopus Dinosaur Statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal statues in our collection from today until March 28th.

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