Christmas is going to be a little different in Paris, thanks to this giant animal-shaped lantern exhibition in the Jardin des Plantes.

Espèces En Voie d’Illumination (Species on the Verge of Illumination) marks the first time this park has been adorned with lights with the aim of creating awareness about biodiversity with creatures.

Some of the sculptures reach 15 metres high.

You’ll see a tyrannosaurus, a triceratops and a velociraptor – followed by other animals that didn’t make it through the ice age.

There is also a zoo where you walk through a 30-metre-long illuminated whale and come face to face with a family of Pandas. 

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