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  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star 2012

Magic Carpet Golf, which stood for 40 years on East Speedway, closed in 2008 — swallowed up by a neighboring car dealership.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The Serpent - species unknown - keeps the Alligator company at an area home.

  • PHOTOS BY A.E. ARAIZA / ARIZONA DAILY STAR

T-Rex - now called Willard - has moved in nicely, thank you, at a business in the 4400 block of East Tennessee Street.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The restored Magic Carpet Golf sign now sits with other rehabbed signs on West Drachman Street near North Stone Avenue.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

Look for the smiling Sun way out east in the 8000 block of East 22nd Street. This is a sun with no heat.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

Magic Carpet's Pygmy Hut is a happy resident at Valley of the Moon.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

Buddha no longer ponders the ways of mini-golf. He's at a southeast-side home.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The Alligator is a hard-to-miss piece of yard art at a home on East Simmons Street.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The giant Tiki Head has settled in nicely outside The Hut on North Fourth Avenue. Moving it took some major truck-work.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

Old Stump, which used to be at Magic Carpet Golf, is now rooted at the Valley of the Moon.

  • PHOTOS BY A.E. ARAIZA / ARIZONA DAILY STAR

We hope the Bull, formerly of Magic Carpet Golf, has no beef with being posted outside O'Shaughnessy's Irish Steakhouse. The statue is one of …

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The Castle is among a group of ex-Magic Carpet statues that live on at Valley of the Moon.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

What is he looking at? The Poo Monkey, plus palm tree, are now stationed at a private residence.

  • A.E. Araiza/ Arizona Daily Star

The restored Magic Carpet Golf sign now sits with other rehabbed signs on West Drachman Street near North Stone Avenue.

  • Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star

As the Star's three-year weekly Tucson Oddities series can attest, this town has no shortage of strangeness. Oddity may be our greatest renewa…

  • Phil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star

Tucson's Valley of the Moon, which predates Disneyland by 23 years, is a storybook come to life.