Tree sculpture will stand

The wild animals in Gary Oppenheimer's backyard overlooking Westlake Lake can stay.
A 20foot sculpture that features near life-size versions of a giraffe, elephant, eagle, bear and gorilla were the subject of an April 18 hearing by Oppenheimer's homeowner group, the Southshore Property Owners Association.
After Oppenheimer had a large pine tree in his yard carved into the animal sculpture, he received a letter from the association citing him for altering a mature tree without pe...

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