Zubee the Zuffalo
  Brantley Cowan
  Oklahoma Zoological Society
  Oklahoma City Zoo

Artist's Description

This isn't your everyday Buffalo. This WILD breed, Zubee the Zuffalo (pronounced: ZOO BEE), is more than just a mix of different animal species. This design was inspired by the 100 year Centennial Celebration of the Oklahoma City Zoo that is taking place in 2004. Currently, Zubee is placed outside the amazing new "Jungle Gym" area located at the North West corner of the zoo. The design includes sculpted 3D features and incorporates all walks of
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life: Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Amphibians, Fish and Botanical species. Careful, with all of these stripes, spots, feathers and scales, Zubee is a master at blending in to the Zoo environment with all the other animals!!!

Spirit of the Buffalo originated as a public art project combining art, commerce and civic pride in Oklahoma featuring Oklahoma artists. Initial proceeds benefited the Nature Conservancy's work in Oklahoma. The website project continues through private funds.