The Power and Grace of the Tiger Sculpture

Power and Grace Sumatran Tiger SculptureThe Tiger is one of the most charismatic and famed animals on Earth. This huge feline's combination of danger and beauty has fascinated folks in Asia for thousands of years and continues to capture the attention of people throughout the world in modern times. These massive orange cats with neat black stripes are the very definition of power and elegance yet despite their strength, Tigers have sadly become endangered. The big cats were hunted out of many parts of their range decades ago and they need large areas of wilderness to survive. However, hope for the Tiger comes in the form of  protected status, reserves set up for them in various countries, and ecotourism.

Seeing these elusive big cats in the wild is always a challenge but you can still show off their grace, beauty, and power with beautifully detailed animal garden statues. The Sumatran Tiger is the subspecies that occurs in the rainforests on the Indonesian island of Sumatra and is a gorgeous dark orange cat with black and white highlights. The Power and Grace Sumatran Tiger Sculpture captures this beauty and makes for an exotic addition to any backyard.

To pay homage to the Bengal Tigers that roam the jungles of India, get a life-size animal yard statue of this huge cat! This realistic statue will add dramatic beauty to the backyard of any home or office.

Find the best in beautiful tiger statues and other animal sculptures at Design Toscano today.

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Large Buddha Statue or Small Buddha Statue?

Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden SculptureSome of the largest statues in the world are sculptures of the Buddha. Carved out of mountainsides, shaped from natural rock formations, or painstakingly sculpted from different stones that are then put together, huge Buddha statues never fail to leave most people in awe. This was one of the main reasons for making them so large in the first place but it's not the only size shown by the Buddha statue. Smaller statues are actually the norm and this is demonstrated by many Buddhist temples in Asia. Although the largest statue is the centerpiece of the temple, there is typically a number of other, smaller sculptures in various shrines here and there on the temple grounds. The different sizes of the statues make it easier to be reminded of the Buddha and the importance of striving for humility.

The size of the Buddha statue for your garden depends on how you want to display it. If it's going to be the most important of all your resin garden statues, then a large Buddha sculpture is probably the best one to get because such an item tends to take center stage. If you would rather have the Buddha sculpture act as a simple highlight to an Asian-themed garden that also features a large tiger sculpture and other decor, then you probably need medium or small Buddha statues.

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Highlight the Asian Garden with Buddha Statues and Animal Garden Sculptures

A statue of the Buddha is frequently found in Asian-themed gardens. This reflects the tendency for Buddhist Tian Shan, the Asian Panda Sculpturetemples and shrines to combine the beauty of nature with the meditative, peaceful demeanor of sculptures of the Buddha. In keeping with the peaceful tenets of Buddhism, many temples also act as sanctuaries for wildlife by protecting natural habitat and feeding the animals that frequent the surrounding bamboo groves and forests. For this reason, in places like Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, they can be great places to see monkeys, exotic birds, and other Asian wildlife.

Although you won't find actual Asian animals like tigers and cranes in your Asian-themed garden, you can come close with our realistic, detailed sculptures. Complete the look of your Asian-themed garden by displaying both Buddha statues and animal garden statues such as Tian Shan, the Panda sculpture. Just like a real Giant Panda, this adorable statue has bright, inquisitive eyes, and is keeping busy by chewing on a bamboo stem.

Tigers are another animal that have been the subject of paintings and Asian folklore for centuries. Highlight your Asian-themed garden with a tiger sculpture that showcases the grace and power of this beautiful predator.

Get 20% off the regular price of these animal statues and everything on the Design Toscano site through Sunday, November 25th as part of our Black Friday Weekend sale!

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What Statues for Garden Do You Need?

Whether just getting started with a garden or maintaining one for several years, picking out the right decor Pagoda Lantern Sculpturescan be a challenge. Do you go with greenmen sculptures for the trees or opt for statues that hang from the limbs? Do you limit your garden sculptures to topiary or go for a classic display of Greek-themed statues? Is decor in the backyard going to follow a certain theme or blend Asian sculptures with African animals? No matter how you decide to decorate the garden, the huge assortment of classic and unique decor at Design Toscano gives you a cornucopia of garden statuary options.

If the garden lacks any decor whatsoever, decide on a theme (or not) first and foremost. If going for an Asian-themed garden, Pagoda Lantern sculptures are a good choice. Their simple design and easy-going appearance make them a versatile and ideal addition to any type of flowerbeds.

Speaking of flowers, garden fairies also work well with just about any type of garden on account of their small size and naturally enchanting appearance. The detailed beauty of Fiona the Flower Fairy makes this one of our more popular fairy sculptures.

If you already have an established, well decorated garden, you might want to consider something unique like a life size tiger or Bigfoot.

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Asian Garden Sculptures for Every Backyard

Meditating Shy Yogi of Bali SculptureAsian garden statues are an essential part of every Asian-themed garden. Statues of pagodas and pandas add a beautiful, elegant touch to a backyard where Bonsai and rock gardens are put on display. However, as appropriate as such sculptures are for an Asian-themed backyard, some also work well with backyards where garden fairies hide in the flowerbeds. Take the Pagoda Lantern Sculptures as an example. Unobtrusive, elegant, and soothing, these pieces look right at home in any garden.

The Meditating Shy Yogi of Bali is another sculpture that fits in with just about any theme. As he hides his face in his hands and sits with crossed legs, this Yogi has a rounded shape that lends itself to an expression of peace and tranquility.

Tigers are animal garden statues perfect for most Asian-themed gardens but they also look just as dramatic and beautiful in other backyards. The Up a Tree Tiger Cub Statue is an accurate display of the excitement and near-panic shown by kittens (tigers included) when they climb just a bit too high.

The Power and Grace Sumatran Tiger and Grand Scale Bengal Tiger are also available for people looking for a less playful (and more dramatic) version of this beautiful, big cat.

Save on the best sculptures for any type of garden at Design Toscano today.

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Some Animal Garden Sculptures Are Almost Too Realistic!

Shadowed Predator Black Panther StatueThe animal yard statue is standard backyard decor in every garden. Whether hosting a pantheon of Greek-themed sculptures or putting pagodas and pandas on display, animal statues add a lovely, natural touch. Just like the animals that make up Earth's wild kingdom, they come in all shapes and sizes and can remind us of Mother Nature's deadly beauty, her charm, or the cute side of life. Although animal sculptures can also be cast in noble bronze or represented in cold stone, they are at their most realistic when crafted with resin. The pliable nature of this sculpting medium allows for extremely detailed depictions of tigers, giraffes, and other exciting wildlife.

In fact, some of those resin animal statues look so realistic that neighbors may think that you are harboring an exotic menagerie or are really into taxidermy. For example, take Tank, the Armadillo Garden Statue. This sculpture of the small, naturally armored creature is as about as realistic as any statue can get without turning into the real thing. From the minute pattern on the ears to the faded lower parts of the carapace, no detail, no matter how minute, was left undone.

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Last Day to Get Extra Savings on Garden Statuary

 Wednesday, July 18th marked the first day of our Mid Summer Clearance Sale and a chance to get an extra 10% off of any on-sale items. Although just a handful of days have passed since Wednesday, today, July 22nd marks the final day of that sale. What can we say? With an extra 10% knocked off already discounted prices, items get sold fast! Smart shippers have taken advantage of this sale and saved on beautiful statuary like the Venus of Burrano Statue and Base Set and the Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden Statue. It pleases us to know that this sale helped put more of these elegant pieces into more gardens.

Venus of Burrano Statue and Base Set

More shoppers have also saved on beautiful indoor items like the Trumpeting Angel's of Saint Peter's Square and the Venus of Arles Sculpture while others got an extra 10% off everything from a the stunning Macedonian Battle Helmet Museum Sculpture to the gorgeous Peacock Sanctuary Sculpture.

Trumpeting Angels of St. Peter's Square

Folks looking for the best in animal garden statues also have plenty of options for savings. Our realistic and unique Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue and Sumatran Tiger Sculpture are on sale and ready to amaze every garden guest.

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue

Take advantage of this final day of our Mid Summer Clearance Sale to get an extra 10% off all of our on-sale items. Sale ends today!


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What Resin Garden Statues can do for a Business

Garden statuary, despite its name, isn't just for that private green space behind the house. The beauty Egyptian Revival Winged Great Sphinx Statueof some stone angels, depictions of animals, and other works of art make them just as suitable inside a home as they are beneath the dappled shade of a backyard Oak. Nor do they need to stay within the confines of a home. Buy the right sort of statues for a business and they will probably pay for themselves in a month.

The secret about detailed sculptures of dinosaurs, Bigfoot, or beautiful replicas of more classical statues is that they help with marketing. Whether the business happens to be a restaurant, hotel, or hardware store, they get people's attention and bring them into the store. By adding character to any establishment, they make every visit to the business a memorable one and thus help with branding. 

Flank the front doors of a hotel or restaurant with two Egyptian Revival Winged Great Sphinx Statues and customers will know they are walking into someplace special.

Put furniture like the The Salentino Crescent Garden Bench into the lobby along with a beautiful tiger sculpture and guests will know that they chose the right place to stay.

Beautify your business and improve its image with fantastic sculptures for outside from Design Toscano.

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The Realism of Stealthy Animal Yard Statues

Prowling Spotted Jaguar StatueSculptures of animals are a natural fit for every garden. Even if you put statues of exotic animals on display, they can still seem right at home in any backyard. Put a tiger sculpture on display in an Asian-themed garden and it will blend in perfectly with your Buddha statues and pagodas. Show a mini-menagerie of African animals in the backyard and they look as if they belong out there with the rose bushes and tulips.

Unless there's a breakout at the local zoo,  you aren't going to see a jaguar in your backyard but even so, the Prowling Spotted Jaguar sculpture seems right at home as it sneaks through the grass. Realism in a sculpture doesn't just come from fine sculpted details and accurate colors. It also stems from the overall depiction of the statue and feelings that it generates. In the case of stealthy statues like the prowling jaguar, you couldn't be more realistic than showing a powerful feline in the process of stalking its prey. The same can be said for the beautiful, elegant Grande Black Panther Statue. These and other animal garden statues exclusive to Design Toscano are so realistic that it might take a week or two for your dogs to stop barking at them!

Buy these realistic sculptures and other fantastic decor from Design Toscano by Tuesday, May 29th and get 20% off the regular price!


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An Animal Yard Statue to Turn Heads and Water Your Lawn

Garden statuary is meant to be seen. That may sound like an obvious fact but some people buy statues for the garden or other items meant to decorate the backyard and end up storing them inside on a permanent basis. This usually happens because they ended up buying cheap, poor quality items that Tiny the Elephant Lawn Sculpture and Garden Sprinklerbroke or looked so bad that they were better off not putting them on display. Fortunately, people who order sculptures from Design Toscano don't run into this problem because all statues are crafted by true artists who use high quality, long-pasting resins. When that Tiger Sculpture arrives at the door, you will be ready and eager to put it into the backyard so your guests and neighbors can appreciate its beauty.

Such is also the case for Tiny the Elephant Lawn Sculpture and Garden Sprinkler. When you water your lawn with this fantastic sculpture, don't be surprised if the neighborhood kids come by to watch the show. "Tiny" sprays water up and out of its realistic trunk to keep your backyard grass fresh and green. Even if you don't feel like using it to water the lawn, it’s still going to make for an excellent backyard sculpture.

Get 20% off this and other animal statues until tomorrow, April 25th.

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Save 20% on Animal Garden Statues until April 25th!

The Gargantuan Garden Gator StatueThe snow has melted, flowers are blooming, and if you haven’t started preparing your garden for the warm days and gentle evenings of summer, it’s time to put out the decor! The hour has arrived for taking your favorite Summer statues back out of storage and buying a few new items for the yard. Some of the most interesting and unique sculptures to adorn a garden are animal garden sculptures. Tigers and pandas go perfect with any Asian-themed garden, a beautiful, detailed bear will add a wild, natural touch to the backyard, and you can even pay homage to the majestic wildlife of the African savannahs with Cheetah and Lion statues.

Best of all, start ordering any animal statues for the garden today from Design Toscano and you will get 20% off the regular price! The sale starts today but it doesn’t last long because it ends on Wednesday, April 25th. With a huge variety of items to choose from, you will find animal sculptures that complement every theme. Go classic with the Lion of Florence, comical with the Gargantuan Gator Statue, or welcome guests with the incredibly cute Puppy Parade Welcome Sign.

These and every animal yard statue are on sale for 20% off the regular price from now until Wednesday, April 25th! 

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Start Saving Today on all Garden Statuary from Design Toscano!

Today, April 5th is one day closer to warmer weather. In the northeast, Spring Peepers and Red-winged Cat Memorial Angel Pet StatueBlackbirds are calling from thawed marshes. American Robins are caroling from backyards across the nation and tulips are showing off their striking colors. On this day, Spring is definitely in the air and so are savings when you order statues for the garden from Design Toscano.

From today until Thursday, April 12th, all garden statues and sculptures are 20% off! This is the time for buying new Spring additions for every backyard and at Design Toscano you will find quality sculptures for every taste and theme. There are dozens of animal statues to choose from include everything from life-size, beautifully detailed tiger sculptures to classic lion sculptures and panda statues for Asian-themed gardens.

A veritable host of angels are also available. Monument statues such as the Angel of Grief will make guests feel as if they took a step back in time to the Victorian era. An assortment of cherubs will add a bit of heaven to every backyard, and there is even a cute, sleeping cat angel statue that can be used as a memorial for a deceased pet.   

No matter which backyard sculptures you decide to go with, remember to buy them before April 12th to get 20% off the regular price!

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Free Shipping for $75 or more Orders of Gothic Décor

It may be April first, but this is no joke. When you order $75 or more of Gothic decorations or anything else from Design Toscano, the shipping is free! No need to worry about those extra costs associated with large purchases such as furniture or a big Buddha sculpture for your Asian-themed garden. As long as the Gothic Sanctuary Side Table Cabinetorder is at least $75, Design Toscano pays for the shipping on April 1st. This is a type of discount that you can truly take advantage of when ordering big items.

Just imagine how much it would cost to ship the new, life size Bigfoot statue? When you take those shipping costs into account, that's a discount nearly as big as Bigfoot himself! The same goes for the beautiful, grand scale tiger sculpture. It's not going to be cheap to ship that to your home but buy it today and all shipping costs are taken care of.

That free shipping on April first means that today is also the day to start decorating the inside of your home with beautifully detailed Egyptian decor and furniture sculptures like the Gothic Sanctuary Table Cabinet.

Find the best objets d'art for your home and garden at Design Toscano and get free shipping today only when you order $75 or more.


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The Regal Sophistication of Lion Garden Statuary

Roaming the wild plains of Africa, lions are the apex predator of their realm. Powerful prides of lions flee from no other animal and are the epitome of security and authority. The power and royal bearing of lions has been a source of fascination and inspiration for thousands of years. Associated with nobility, power, Regal Lion Sentinel of Grisham Manor Statueand leadership, these big, maned cats were depicted in the halls of Babylon, are featured on royal family crests, and have been immortalized as sculptures in many a Victorian-era garden.

As animal garden statues, lions bring a certain sense of regal sophistication to your place. Just as with the royal families of yore, depictions of these big felines are a demonstration of power, security, and courage. The universal appeal of this animal also makes lions right at home in any garden decorating theme. They pair well with a tiger sculpture in an Asian garden, are perfect for any Medieval-themed backyard, and fit right in with classical sculptures of angels.

Show your noble bearing with one or both of the Regal Lion Sentinel of Grisham Manor statues. With long, flowing manes and muscular stature, these beautiful animal garden sculptures are a classic addition to every home.

Find the best lion statuary and unique decor for any garden decorating theme at Design Toscano.

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Get 20% Off Large Animal Sculptures until Friday, March 30th

Any animal sculpture adds a wild touch to a garden. Depictions of nature in a natural setting remind The Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: The Komodo Dragon Statuepeople of the potential posed by green space. Although no one expects a tiger to come prowling through the backyard, a tiger sculpture does remind us that these beautiful creatures still exist in the wildest parts of Asia. Any size statue will have that effect but they look far more realistic as life-size sculptures.

The Grand Scale Bengal Tiger statue shows exactly why villagers take care to avoid these big cats at all costs! Nearly eight feet long, this detailed, beautiful depiction of a royal Bengal Tiger can be downright intimidating after putting it into the garden.

Likewise, when you put the life-size statue of a Komodo Dragon into the backyard, guests might run for the back door out of instinct. This ten foot sculpture is about as detailed as one can get outside of having a real Komodo Dragon creeping around the garden.

Another animal yard statue that will be the talk of every garden guest is the Gargantuan Garden Gator. More than six feet long, the straw hat in its toothy maw show why one should never get too close to these large predators!

Get 20% off these animal garden statues, Asian garden sculptures, and everything else at Design Toscano until Friday, March 30th.

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Spring Sale Starts Today at Design Toscano!

The end of March is in sight and Spring is in full swing across the nation. Warm, southerly winds speak of change in the air and Design Toscano is celebrating with a Spring sale. From today until Friday, March 30th, everything on the Design Toscano site is 20% off the regular price! That includes all of the classic Apex, the Winged Dragon Sculptural Roof Crestingobjets d'art, Egyptian decorations, new Spring items, and everything else. It's the right time to order all of your Spring decorating needs and Summertime garden statuary.

Get 20% off and save on items like the new giant Bigfoot statue, animal sculptures from tall giraffes to lions and tigers, and every type of fairy imaginable. Your garden will become a wild, magical place that inspires every day of the week.

It's the perfect occasion for buying one of the dragon sculptures you have been eyeing for the past year. Buy Apex, the Winged Dragon and get 20% off this unique sculpture for the roof. Or put Sagremor's Dragon with Gazing Orb in the garden to give it a magical, Medieval look. Inside the home, the Warrior Dragon, glass-topped sculptural table helps you serve guests with a touch of fantasy.

Shop at Design Toscano from today until Friday, March 30th and get 20% everything!

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There are Tigers in the Garden!

Some people's gardens are pretty wild. Folks with backyards that abut national forests and large protected areas see their fair share of animal visitors. Deer, raccoons, elk, and even bears can make their way into the garden. Some folks in Africa and Asia have to contend with even larger, much more The Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: Lying Down Bengal Tiger Cub Statuedangerous animals such as elephants, leopards, and even pythons. Animals like that are enough to keep you from watering or weeding the garden but backyard encounters with wild creatures like those are fortunately far and few between. Luckily, the same can be said of the Bengal Tiger.

One of the largest, most beautiful predators in the world, the Bengal Tiger still roams protected forests and reserves in India. However, just a century ago, it was much more common and probably turned up in people's Indian gardens on a rare but regular basis! A much safer means of having tigers in the garden is by displaying authentic, detailed tiger sculptures. Put out garden statuary like the Lying Down Bengal Tiger Cub and neighbors might wonder if you happen to have a pet tiger relaxing in the backyard. Pair it with the life-size Grand Scale Bengal Tiger statue and they might run back into the safety of their homes!

Intimidating and breathtaking, these animal garden statues add a wild, exotic look to every backyard. Get free shipping on these animal garden sculptures and any purchase of $75 or more from March 16th to March18th.

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Add Light to a Room with Art Deco

Lamps come in all shapes and forms and many act as intricate works of art. Even though they serve a The Desiree Art Deco Lighted Sculpturefunction, they never need to be boring. That would do your home a disservice, especially since there are so many beautiful and interesting means of adding light to a room. Instead of using a regular lamp for lighting, you could also provide a soft, warm touch with elegant art deco like the The Desiree Art Deco Lighted Sculpture.

Is it a lamp? Is it a sculpture? It's actually neither and both at the same time. The graceful curves of this art deco piece are beautiful to look at and add elegance to any room. The piece would be beautiful enough on its own but the frosted, lit globe helps it to take on a much more magical appearance. Colored in a trio of faux ivory, ebony, and gold leaf, this sculpture also has just the right amount of contrasting tints to give it an eternal, peaceful, museum-like appearance. While a tiger sculpture or Bigfoot statue adds excitement to a backyard, this beautiful little piece from the Basil Street catalog is functional elegance at its purest.

Find everything from art deco to Greek garden statues and Gothic tables at Design Toscano.

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Cheetahs: The Epitomy of Grace and Speed

The big cats are recognized and admired for their power and royal appearance. Lions are used in many Fluidity of Motion Cheetah Statueparts of the world as a sign of nobility and courage while tigers are a common subject of Asian art. While the fierce strength of those big cats, the leopards, and the Jaguar can't be denied, none of them hold the title for fastest land animal. That erstwhile award goes to the Cheetah as this lithe feline can attain speeds of 75 miles per hour! 

Cheetahs are fast and built for it with long, slender bodies, small heads, and short claws that help provide traction by gripping the ground. Whether sitting on its haunches, crouched in the grass, or flying across the plains, the Cheetah is always a portrait of grace in action. People throughout the ages have admired Cheetahs for their abilities and have trained the speedy cats to hunt for gazelles, antelope, and other swift-footed herbivores. Unfortunately, they have declined and become rare in many areas of their former range. Nevertheless, Cheetahs can still be seen in action on visits to large protected areas in eastern Africa, and detailed animal garden statues of this beautiful cat can also be placed in the backyard or home.

Animal garden sculptures of a Cheetah on the prowl acts as graceful "yin" to the powerful "yang" of a tiger sculpture. Inside the home, the Basil Street Gallery Fluidity of Motion Cheetah Statue makes an elegant addition to any desk.

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Add Personality to your Garden with a Meerkat Sculpture!

The savannas of Africa are filled with wildlife. Herds of Zebras, Wildebeest, Gazelles, and Giraffes roam and graze the plains. Lions, Hyenas, and other predators stalk them and the deadly drama played out between predator and prey unfolds on a nightly basis. Among the larger animals are a cadre of smaller creatures that also make their home on the plains. They tend to be ignored and overlooked when Meerkat Family at the Watering Hole Garden Fountaincharismatic megafauna like rhinos and elephants come onto the scene but many of the smaller animals are just as interesting as the big ones.

Meerkats in particular are filled with personality and are incredibly endearing. Small, weasel-like animals that look as if they applied a bit too much eye liner, Meerkats spend much of their time with their huge extended family. As some of the family rests inside and forages near their burrows, others act as sentinels to watch for eagles and other larger animals that would prey upon them. As they keep an eye out for their enemies, the Meerkats stand on their hind legs and peer into the distance with bright eyes. If a jackal, eagle, or other predator is sighted, the sentinels give the alarm and the rest of the Meerkat family zips into their underground burrow.

Although you would need to have a backyard in an expansive African savanna to play host to wild Meerkats, you can still bring the personality of these  little characters into your garden with a Meerkat statue fountain. This realistic fountain shows several Meerkats of all ages as they hold vigil over the garden and is an excellent accompaniment to a backyard with greenmen and other animal garden statues such as a tiger sculpture.

Get 20% off this and other sale items from March 6th until March 9th!

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