Homage to Animal Heroes [ theme and rules below ].

Challenge #7 in the Ode to Spot series. Hosted by Patchandcrew.
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Many animals have been represented by full size statues to honour them, from animals which have been used in war times, to historical animals of note, to famous TV / Film animals. Lets see your favourite photos of such statues. No ornaments though, this is for full size statues on public display.
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Lion Monument, Lucerne, Switzerland
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The dying lion to commemorate more than 700 Swiss soldiers who fell at the Tuileries in Paris in 1792
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Submitted: Sunday, 20th March, 2011 05:50 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 6th August, 2009
Focal length: 95 mm
Shutter speed: 5/8 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 100
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