Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala

Check out this crazy amazing succulent bear. Holly Vesecky, floral artist, made it for the grand re-opening gala for Los Angeles County's Natural History Museum's Beaux Arts Building. The bear was the centerpiece at the new Age of Mammals exhibit. Vesecky and her partner Rebecca Uchtman run an innovative floral design business, Holly Flora. In the past they have made succulent dogs, succulent cats and flower volcanoes that erupt with a shower of petals. Yeah, it's weird. But weird awesome.

As for the bear, Alyssa Whittle, Holly Flora's manager, says "his fur is fuzzy panda ears, his nose is purple echevaria, and his ears & tail are kalanchoe (not a succulent but same family)...his claws and eyes we don't know the name of."

Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala
Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala
Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala
Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala
Succulent Bear at the Natural History Museum "Age of Mammals" Gala

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