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Marlin Perkins Statue

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A statue in the center of Central Park, represents Marlin Perkins, born in Carthage in the year 1902. Marlin was a renowned zoologist and pioneering TV personality for wildlife documentaries. He is best known for hosting Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom 1963-1985. The statue was dedicated to him in April of 1988. People come from all around to take pictures with the statue and see the inspiring soul he was. 


714 S. Garrison Ave.
Carthage, MO 64836

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