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L'Appennino, Parco di Pratolino -     The Villa di Pratolino was a Renaissance patrician villa in Vaglia, Tuscany, Italy. It was mostly demolished in 1820: its remains are now part of Villa Demidoff, 12 km north of Florence, reached from the main road to Bologna. The complicated iconography of the garden is embodied in the brooding statue of "Appennino" (1579-1580), a colossal sculpture by Giambologna, which originally seemed to emerge from the vaulted rockwork niche that once surrounded…

red-lipstick:Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy) Sculptures

Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus) is found only in two small areas of southwest Spain. It is the most endangered wild cat species in the world; will probably go extinct in 50 years if nothing is done.

Rollo, the Viking duke of Normandy. It is worth noting Rollo was the  predecessor to William I. Who of course famously went on to defeat King Harold at the Battle of Hasting in 1066, conquering England.

Artwork of a Viking king possibly depicting Rollo, the Viking duke of Normandy. It is worth noting Rollo was the predecessor to William I. Who of course famously went on to defeat King Harold at the Battle of Hasting in conquering England.