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Elephant in Curzon Street

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Elephant in Curzon Street


This fantastic little bronze elephant can be found outside Aspinalls Gambling Club in Curzon Street, Mayfair London. The club was founded in 1962 by the late John Aspinall, a colourful and sometimes controversial figure, who had a great passion for wildlife and who set up two animal parks in Kent, Howletts and Port Lympne. Profits from the club still support the parks' work in protecting and breeding endangered species.


The elephants left ear has been polished by members rubbing it for luck on their way into the club!

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