Village of Beiseker, Alberta

Skunk (Squirt)

Skunk - John BissettSkunk © September 2000  David Yanciw
Designer Peter Soehn (Kelowna, BC)

When Built: 1992

Dimensions:
Height: 13 Feet (4.0 Metres)
Base width: 5 Feet (1.5 Metres)
Base length: 10 Feet (3 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass

Location:
South side of Highway 72, just west of Highway 9.
In the campground in the northwest corner of town.

Reason for Building:

"Village wanted a mascot"

Additional Information:

The provincial government provided the funding to build it.

Peter Soehn also designed the Gopher in Torrington, Sammy and Samantha Potatoes in Vauxhall, and Pinto MacBean in Bow Island.

Here is another view of the skunk:
Skunk © September 2000  David Yanciw

Information Source: Village of Beiseker

Picture Source: John Bissett, and DMY

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Created By DMY on October 1, 1998
Last Updated: July 16, 2004