ElephanTOYtus project made in Jenna Frye's EPIC Fail class at MICA. Students designed a functional 800 lb toy for Elephants.
An 800 lb weeble-wobble toy made for the elephants at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. 2016
Digitally fabricated and hand finished; wood and steel. Photo credit: Jay Gould
We had an amazing design team:
Fabrication consultants: Ryan McKibbin, Kevin Cook, and Pete Karis
Engineering consultant: Paul Mirel
Students: Kristen Brown, Albany Carlson, Amy Carlson, Omar Choudhury, Connor Davenport, Karl Ericksen, Anna Huff, Jessica LaFratta, Kariyma Murphy, AJ Oehm, Erin Rothback