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Pokemon Statue Appears In New Orleans Park

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 03 Aug, 2016 12:04 PM
  • Pokemon Statue Appears In New Orleans Park
NEW ORLEANS — Amid the craze over virtual characters in the smartphone-based "Pokemon Go" game, a Pokemon that people can see with their own eyes is grabbing attention in New Orleans.
 
Someone put up a statue of the iconic Pokemon, Pikachu, at the centre of a broken fountain in a park over the weekend. Pictures show the Pikachu with his arms folded standing on a cement base with a Pokeball on the side. The inscription "#POKEMONUMENT" is also written in the cement .
 
Pokemon fans have posted selfies with the statue on social media. One picture shows someone in a Pikachu costume posing with it.
 
New Orleans police tell ABC News they have no plans to move the statue.

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