Fountain of Lions


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  • What does one of the lion eat ?

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The place

Located not far from the Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire street entrance of the Jardin des Plantes, in a hilly area with lots of trees, this fountain was sculpted in 1863 by Henri Jacquemont (the man responsible for the dragons of the Saint-Michel fountain). Two lions stands here, and one of them is...

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  • The Jardin des Plantes - The main botanical garden in France, created in 1635, includes the Great Gallery of Evolution, a small zoo (named after the former royal menagerie at Versailles), a botanical school, an Alpine garden with world-wide mountain plants, and specialized buildings such as a large Art Deco winter garden or a rose garden.
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