Greek Garden Statues or an Animal Yard Statue?

Hebe, the Goddess of YouthMid summer is here and it could be time to change some of the garden statuary. Those garden fairies that were a perfect addition to a backyard during the spring just don't seem to fit in with the other summer decor. Or, it could be that you just didn't get a chance to buy any new decor before summer kicked into gear. Whatever the reason, when it's time to go shopping for new statues for the garden, even if you already know where to buy high quality decor for the best prices, you also have to figure out what to buy.

For example, do you go with a new stone garden angel or other form of classic statuary, or a realistic animal garden sculpture? It would be nice to buy all of the above and more but since most of us are on at least some sort of budget, we have to settle for one or two of our favorite choices. If you are looking to add a touch of class to the garden, you might want to go with something like Hebe the Goddess of Youth or Thalia, Muse of the Garden. If the backyard could stand for a more natural look, we have a large selection of animal garden statues, including such wild animals as the Lioness of Namibia.       

Find the best selection of resin garden statues and fine decor for home and business at Design Toscano.

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Unique Outdoor Elephant Statues for the Garden

Good Fortune Elephant Sculptural Garden ChairThe elephant sculpture is an animal yard statue that tends to stand out from sculptures of deer, bears, and other wildlife. It became a popular animal garden sculpture during Victorian days, especially because elephants were believed to be associated with good luck when they lifted their trunks high above their heads. Elephant statues still make a fine, classic statement and add a distinguished touch to gardens that host them. In addition to beautiful elephant sculptures for the inside of the home, we also have unique outdoor elephant sculptures.

The Good Fortune Elephant Sculptural Garden Chair acts as a unique, lucky place to sit down and relax at the end of a long day. Garden guests will also enjoy sitting in this one of a kind patio chair, especially when placed right next to the inviting waters of a pool.

Speaking of places to swim, we also have an elephant statue that goes for a swim in your lawn. The In for a Swim Elephant Lawn Sculpture is a detailed, realistic elephant statue that looks as if it is swimming right through the garden. Like the actual elephants that take to water in various parts of their range, our aquatic pachyderm moves through the "water" with a raised trunk and happy eyes.

Find the best animal garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Cute Garden Statues of Climbing Bears

Mischievious Bear Cubs SculptureEvery garden looks better with an animal yard statue or two. Whether putting a tiger statue on display or sculptures of unicorns and other fantasy-genre animals in the yard, animal decor always adds character to the backyard. Baby animals in particular lend a warm, adorable touch to backyard decor. Bear cubs are among the cutest of baby animals and we recognize that adorable look with realistic, heart warming climbing bear cub sculptures.

The Mischievous Bear Cubs Sculpture doesn't need to show anything more than realistic, life-like details to depict bear cubs at their cutest. These furry little guys are naturals at getting into trouble and play with each other every chance they get.

Bear cubs also love to climb trees at every opportunity and no animal sculpture shows this better than our Black Bear Cubs Up a Tree Statue. The trio of baby bears in this statue not only climb the tree but are also just as eager to climb on top of each other to get a better look of their surroundings. Put a smile on the faces of your garden guests by putting this fun animal statue near the entrance to the backyard. Complement it with Yonva the Climbing Bear Sculpture.

Find the best selection of high quality animal garden statues at Design Toscano.

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Save 20% on New Classic Garden Statuary at Design Toscano

Neptune of St. John's LockSummer is the perfect time of the year to put new decor into the garden. Those of us at Design Toscano love to decorate our yards with new, unique garden statues and love it even more when new items arrive at our warehouse. At this time of the year, we are especially excited about new classic statuary because it adds such a distinguished, wonderful look to any garden.

The Neptune of St. John's Lock is a wonderful pool-side sculpture. This beautifully detailed, powerful statue of Neptune is modeled after the famous Father Thames statue on display at the mouth of England's great river. This majestic decor also makes an impressive statement when displayed next to a big, beautiful fountain, or backyard pond.

The Unbridled Power Equestrian Horse Statue is one of the new, classic animal statues in our collection. This beautiful sculpture makes an excellent gift for anyone who loves horses and the combination of power and grace shown by a healthy thoroughbred. This awe-inspiring statue also works very well as decor for a restaurant, hotel, or other business.

We also have interesting new classic wall decor, including the Hafod Mansion Greenman, a replica of an 18th century Welsh Greenman that works as a fountain wall sculpture.         

Buy any of the classic resin garden statues and other items in our classic collection until tomorrow, June 26th and take 20% off.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Three Perfect Places for a Tiger Sculpture

Powerful Pounce Sumatran Tiger StatueThe Tiger has been respected, revered, and feared for ages. Despite its popularity, this beautiful big cat is rarely seen, is endangered, and is only found in wild, remote, protected areas in southern Asia, and a tiny corner of Siberia. Its popularity is related to its beautiful orange and black pelt, large size, and combination of strength and grace. These attributes are shown by all of our tiger statues, including the very realistic Powerful Pounce" Sumatran Tiger Statue.

A high quality animal statue like this makes a wonderful statement in any home, garden, or place of business but they look best when displayed in certain spots. Three of the best places to showcase a tiger statue are:

  • Right by the back door: Put your tiger next to the back door leading to the garden to impress and greet guests. The powerful "Jungle Cat" Leaping Bengal Tiger looks especially impressive when displayed near the back door or any entranceway!

 

  • In a prominent place: In the wild, tigers prefer to stay out of sight but in the backyard, their power and beauty should always be put on display. The Grand Scale Lying Down Bengal Tiger Statue works well as centerpiece decor in any yard.

 

Find the best selection of tiger statues and other animal garden sculptures for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Western-Themed Animal Garden Statues

Great White BuffaloThe animal yard statue is fun, easy decor that works for every backyard. Animal statues can be used to make a bold statement about the types of animals you like, can be used to showcase the stunning beauty found in the animal kingdom, and can also add a touch of drama to the garden decorating scheme. Of course, different types of animal statues also work with different types of decorating themes, including decor associated with western states and provinces.

One of the signature animals of the great "Wild West" is the Bison. Huge herds of Bison used to roam the plains and prairies of the west and were an important source of food, clothing, and shelter for several Native American cultures. Although the numbers of Bison have been greatly reduced, populations can still be found in some protected areas and private reserves. The Great White Buffalo sculpture captures the power and beauty of this powerful animal with fine details and a muscled appearance.

The Gray Wolf is another animal associated with the western frontier and still occurs in Yellowstone National Park, and wild remote areas of Montana and Idaho. Put the Howling Lone Wolf Garden Statue on display to give it a wild, provocative, wilderness look. Pair it with the Clever Coyote Statue to complete your western look.

Buy $75 or more of animal garden sculptures and other fine Design Toscano decor and enjoy free standard shipping until June 15th.

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Exciting New Summer Décor at Design Toscano

Copper Falls Cascading Garden FountainSummer, glorious summer is in full swing but it's not too late to buy new resin garden statues and other quality decor for home and business. We have several new items that will add excitement to any summer garden statue collection including the beautiful, brightly-colored Kohaku Asian Koi Piped Spitter Statue. This orange and white, beautifully detailed statue is the perfect accompaniment to a Koi Pond and adds a fun touch to any yard. "Sprinkles the Elephant" is another fun, piped spitter statue that works very well when placed next to a pool or garden fountain.

Speaking of fountains, if you don't have one yet or have room for another, the Spirit of the Ocean fountain reminds us of enchanting seas with marine colors and sculpted sea horses. Pair it with one of our new contemporary fountains to fill the summer backyard with the soothing sounds of falling water. The Cascading Creek Garden Fountain is one of several modern outdoor garden water fountains in our collection.

We also have exciting, new animal garden sculptures like the beautiful American Mountain Cougar Statue and the Zora, the Zebra Statue. The sculpture of the Mountain Lion captures the strength, power, and shy beauty of this big cat with carefully crafted, life-like details whereas Zora shows the same striking pattern, stance, and beauty as the wild Zebras that roam the Serengeti.

Browse our site for fantastic summer garden statuary and decor for every season.

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Fantastic Flying Resin Garden Statues

Wingspan Seagull StatueGarden statuary has become much more than classic sculptures, angel statues, and gargoyle figurines. Thanks to advances in resin technologies, we can also decorate the yard with beautiful, realistic animal garden sculptures, exquisite garden fountains, and a host of unique statuary for a fraction of the cost associated with marble and other sculpting mediums. Statuary can also be engineered to hang from trees and even look as if it's flying through the backyard. 

What? Flying garden statues? Yes, decor like the incredible Prehistoric Pteranodon Dinosaur Statue can be hung from trees or rafters to help it "fly" through the yard or place of business on wings that span ten feet. Put this incredible garden sculpture on display in one corner of the yard and the equally life-like Pteranodon Scaled Dinosaur Statue in another part of the backyard for full flying effect.

If the garden or home would look better with a flying sculpture of a modern-day animal, you might like our Wingspan Seagull Statue. This realistic statue of a gull has a big, six foot wingspan, and can be hung from a tree in the backyard or inside the home. It also looks great when displayed near a pool.

Find the best prices on unique animal garden statues and other beautiful decor for home, garden, and business at Design Toscano.

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Quaint Resin Garden Statues for a Peaceful Yard

We might use the backyard to go for a daily swim, to host fun garden parties, and other activities but at the end of the day, it is first and foremost a place of peace. The garden acts as a sanctuary not just for plants and animals that live there, but also for people. We go to the garden to revive our senses and relax, and this is why quaint garden statues make such an excellent fit for any backyard.

Pancho the Burro Planter SculpturePancho, the Burro Planter Sculpture is fun, easy-going garden statuary that blends the adorable look of a baby Burro with the natural beauty of flowers. It's up to you to put the flowers or other plants in the planter but once you do, Pancho will show them with pride.

The Carrot Crew Rabbit Statue is another adorable sculpture that adds a fun, quaint touch to any backyard. Put this cute little animal yard sculpture near your carrots, next to a flowerbed, or wherever it can put a daily smile on your face. Pair those bunnies with the Rabbit with Box Birdfeeder Statue to feed the backyard birds and act as a reminder that the garden is a peaceful place to rejuvenate and enjoy nature.

Find hundreds of beautiful, high quality garden statues, unique decor, and objets d'art at Design Toscano today.

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Last Call to Save 20% on Unique Design Toscano Décor

In God's Grace Angel StatueAs we approach the end of May, we also come to the end of our Memorial Day sale. Today marks the final day of the sale and a last chance to take 20% off anything on our site. Don't wait until tomorrow to take advantage of this sale. Order today to pay less for summer resin garden statues, Gothic decor gifts, and other fine decor. Perhaps the backyard would look better with a new stone garden angel? If so, you could go for a majestic angel and buy the Angel of Patience Sculpture, or buy and save on a lovely child angel statue like the In God's Grace Angel Statue.

Browse our wonderful collection of Gothic decorations and you will find plenty of unique gifts for anyone who appreciates the fantasy genre and one of kind decor. You could buy Medieval lighting similar to the types of scones that would have looked right at home in the castle of King Arthur, save on fantastic Gothic tables, or even buy a beautifully detailed, three foot tall suit of armor.

It might also be time to add another animal yard statue to the garden. The realistic, highly detailed, Simon the Fox Garden Statue is a fine addition to any backyard, and the Lioness of Namibia is perfect for backyards with African-themed decor.

Buy any of the beautiful garden statuary and decor on the Design Toscano site by today, May 27th, and enjoy a 20% discount.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Celebrate Memorial Day with 20% off Unique Garden Statuary from Design Toscano

Venus of ArlesMay is such a beautiful month but like all good things, it eventually comes to an end. However, at least the end of May is marked by a holiday that kicks off the fun days of summer. Memorial Day will be here soon and we are marking this important holiday with a sale that takes 20% off everything on our site.

Buy any of the unique decor in our collection by May 17th and you can take 20% off the regular price. That includes such beautiful Greek garden statues as our high quality replica of the Venus of Arles, one of the most famous Venus sculptures in the world.

You could also take advantage of this sale and buy beautiful Victorian-themed sculptures. The Staverden Castle Peacock on an Urn Garden Statue is a classic, detailed depiction of a male Peafowl perched on an ornate urn. This fine statue pairs well with such Victorian-themed items as the French Pleurant and the Cherubs at Play Sculptural Fountain.

You could likewise take advantage of our Memorial Day sale to add an animal yard statue to the garden. Welcome garden guests with the super cute Puppy Parade Welcome Sign and entertain them with the Lifting a Leg Naughty Boston Terrier Dog Statue.

Enjoy 20% off any of our unique resin garden statues and other fine decor in our collection when purchased today until May 27th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

 

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Which Stone Garden Sculpture Looks Best in Your Backyard?

Madame & Monsieur EscargotWhen it's time to decorate the garden with backyard decor, we sometimes realize that it's also time to buy a new garden statue or two. That realization might come from noticing that the backyard looks rather empty with just one or two sculptures, that the statues currently on display in the garden look old and worn, or that the backyard would look better with a new decorating theme. However, once you realize that the garden is in need of new statuary, you then have to pick out the best statuary for the yard.

The easiest way to find the best animal yard sculpture, fountain, or other garden statue is to browse the Design Toscano site. There are literally hundreds of unique garden statues that are arranged in several distinct categories, and an easy to use search function. For example, if the backyard could use an animal statue for the side of the pool, check out our collection of wild animal statues. The Baby Fur Seal Statue is a nice option as is the brightly colored Madame & Monsieur Escargot, Enormous Garden Snail Statue Set.

If the backyard trees could use a bit of decor, you might want to decorate them with striking greenmen sculptures like Whispering Wilhelm Tree Ent Sculpture or even "Pongo, the Hanging Baby Orangutan" Statue!

However, if a classic garden statue would look best, we have a large selection of classic statuary to choose from including a large sculpture of Thalia, Muse of the Garden.

Buy stunning resin garden statues for great prices at Design Toscano today!

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Saturday is a Perfect Day to Decorate the Garden with Sculptures for Outside

Zairen, the ZebraToday is Saturday and many of us dedicate much of this day to the garden. After a long week of work, the garden is a welcome, relaxing place for rejuvenation, especially now that the warm weather has come back to town. How nice to sit out back on a favorite bench to read a good book, sip on a cold drink, or just watch the birds come to the feeder. However, most of us also have to spend some of that time trimming plants, taking care of vegetables, and just decorating the garden. That can be hard work at times but it always pays off and is usually much more relaxing than working at the office.

You will know when the backyard needs a new statue if one or more of the other statues start to look "old" or if the garden looks sort of empty. When that happens, the garden will probably look much better with a new statue or two. The best statue for the garden depends on your likes and how you feel like decorating it. That new sculpture might end up being something along the lines of a functional religious statue like the Nature's Nurturer: St. Francis Sculpture, or perhaps a beautiful animal yard statue like Zairen, the Zebra.

A quality stone garden angel can add a dramatic, classic look and we also have striking collection of greenmen sculptures to put a face on your favorite Maple, Oak, or Basswood.

Find the best statues for any garden or place of business at Design Toscano today.

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The Beauty of Big Animal Outdoor Statues

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe StatueThe animal yard statue comes in many shapes and sizes. It can take the form of a small, cute sculpture of a pig, be displayed as a captivating sculpture of a stalking panther, or be a huge, life-sized sculpture of a wild animal. The grand-scale animal statues in our collection are some of the most impressive statues you will ever see and are a wonderful addition to any backyard.

They also act as great decor for a business, especially restaurants and the service industry. The Giant Male Silverback Gorilla Statue is even bigger than the Lowland and Mountain Gorillas that frequent the jungles of Africa. This highly detailed statue shows the same characteristics as the real animal except that it has a hand large enough to be used as a seat. It will also act as a big, beautiful conversation piece no matter where it is put on display.

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue is a spectacular sculpture that reaches a height of close to eight feet. The long legs, very long neck, and beautiful reticulated pattern are closely modeled after the actual giant herbivores that roam the savannahs of Africa. Put this majestic animal sculpture in the garden or a place of business and guests will be talking about it for years.

Buy big, high quality animal garden sculptures and other beautiful garden statuary from Design Toscano today.

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Three Reasons to Put Gargoyle Figurines in the Garden

Florentine GargoyleWe all have our favorite garden statuary items. Some of us put the focus on garden fairies because we love their blend of detailed beauty, nature, and magic. Others stick to replicas of stunning antique sculptures, and some people prefer to decorate the yard with an animal yard statue or two. However, no matter what you might prefer in terms of statues or decorating themes, a gargoyle statue will make the backyard look better. The following are three reasons why this is the case:

  • Gargoyles are in a class of their own: Created to intimidate evil spirits and frighten Medieval peasants, gargoyles rank among the more unique of sculptures. Put something like the Florentine Gargoyle Statue on display and you will have the most unique backyard on the block.

 

  • Gargoyles are conversation pieces: Unique statuary is always going to spark conversation, and gargoyles are no exception. Not only will the Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue protect the garden, but it will also entertain guests and be the talk of your summer party guests.

 

Find unique gargoyle statues and hundreds of other fantastic resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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Happy Mother’s Day from All of Us at Design Toscano

Frances the Flower GirlHappy Mother's Day! We hope that this special day is a good one for both mothers and their families no matter where they may live. Since May is such a beautiful month, we also hope that the weather is nice enough to enjoy the beauty of a garden, park, and the outdoors. Perhaps Mom will receive one of our resin garden statues as a gift. The lovely "Frances, the Flower Girl" Statue is a fine gift to receive and give. Although this child statue looks lovely enough on its own, it can also be used to showcase fresh flower cuttings or an ornamental plant. Frances looks even better when complemented with the Fanny & Frank Farmer Garden Statues.

If Mom happens to like birds and you have yet to give her a garden statue, she will love the Great White Egret Statue. This animal yard statue is crafted with fine details that make it look just like the actual elegant egrets that wade in the waters of coastal marshes, southern bayous, and other wetlands. Pair this beautiful animal sculpture with the hilarious "Delightful Dancing Ducks" Welcome Sign to put a smile on the face of Mom, or to give your own garden a bit of summer cheer.

Find the best selection of garden statuary, and fine decor for the home and office at Design Toscano.

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Statues for Garden Can Be Anything from Fountains and Angels, to Animals and Urns

Iggy the IguanaThis is garden decorating season and while some of us are veterans at finding the best animal yard statue for our backyards, other people are just getting started with a new garden. They may have just moved into a house with green space, or recently decided to decorate the backyard. Either way, getting started with garden decor can be as frustrating as it is rewarding. Much of that frustration comes from looking for garden decor in places that have very limited collections of low quality items. However, shop for garden decor at Design Toscano and those frustrations will be eliminated because we only deal in beautiful, unique, and high quality items.

We also have a huge variety of decorations for the garden that go far beyond a few angel and gnome statues. For example, if the backyard could use a fountain, we have a big selection of beautiful outdoor garden water fountains. The L'Acqua di Vita Sculptural Fountain is one of several stunning fountains in our collection and looks even better when complemented with a classic urn or two.

Folks new to garden decorating might also be surprised by the number and quality of our animal garden statues. Our collection includes everything from highly realistic items like Iggy the Iguana Statue to such dynamic, fun decor as the Snapping Swamp Gator Statue.

Shop for high quality resin garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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A Stone Garden Sculpture for a Unique Backyard

Blushing Babel, The Bashful DragonUnique garden statuary is needed for a unique backyard. An average, everyday sculpture just won't do for gardens that are decorated with carefully sculpted Bonsai vegetation, that make use of an exquisite Japanese rock garden, or have greenmen statues on some of the trees. The same can be said for backyards that already make use of our beautiful animal garden statues or one of our classic Bigfoot statues. Such backyards look best with statues that are both enchanting and unique, and the best place to find them is at the Design Toscano site.

The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue adds an intriguing Medieval touch to the garden. Put this lawn swimming dragon next to one of your fountains or on a stone garden wall for full effect. It can be complemented with any number of equally fantastic resin garden statues, including such unique sculptures as Apex, the Winged Dragon and "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue.

The "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" Statue is a one of a kind animal yard statue that will put a smile on your face every day of the week. This fun frog is just about guaranteed to be a topic of conversation at all of your summer garden parties and looks even better when paired with the exotic "Jungle Forest Tree Frog" Statue.

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

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It's Official! Pigs are Flying! You've seen it here first, Folks!

Heaven Flying Pigs Statue CollectionThe end of April is here and this day marks the final day to have a chance at winning a $200 Design Toscano gift certificate. All you have to do to enter this contest is write a review and submit a photo of your favorite Design Toscano item by today, April 30th. Do that and you will be entered into a drawing for $200 to spend on beautiful garden statuary, high quality interior decor, and any of the unique items at the Design Toscano site.

Keep in mind that you don't have to be a writer to enter this contest. Just pick out your favorite animal yard statue or any other favorite Design Toscano item, write a review, and send a picture of it. Tell everyone what you like about the decor, where you put it on display, how it complements other items in your garden statue collection, or anything you would like to say about that special decoration. It shouldn't take more than 5 or 10 minutes to do and if you win the drawing, you can use the $200 gift certificate for cute animal garden statues like the Hog Heaven Flying Pigs Statue Collection, fine Egyptian decor, and other beautiful items in our collection.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and enter a contest for a $200 gift certificate.

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

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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.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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