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Pikachu statue appears in New Orleans park

You can’t catch this Pikachu in your pokedex, BUT you can get a nice selfie photo. The iconic electric-type Pokemon Pikachu appeared in the form of a statue in Coliseum Square Park in New Orleans earlier this week. Local police aren’t sure how the perpetrators pulled it off.

According to Anime News Network, “the statue was placed on top of an old, unused fountain, and it appears to be made of fiberglass, with a cement base.” Pikachu is even sporting a bad-ass pose.

 

People who have taken their obligatory photos with the Pokemon mascot have dubbed the statue a “pokemonument.”

I FOUND THE PIKACHU, Y'ALL! ⚡️⚡️⚡️ #Pokemonument

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Just me and Piks. #pokemon #pokemongo #pikachu #pokemonument #neworleans #nola

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Even the dogs are diggin’ it!

Even #georgia made it to the #pokemonument #nolalife

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The New Orleans Police department has said that is has no plans to remove the statue at this time. Pikachu approves.

happy pikachu

Have you taken a selfie with the Pikachu statue? Tweet us your photo @ShuffleOnline! 

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