Yes, Turkish artist Selcuk Yilmaz created the amazing lion you see above from 4,000 pieces of hammered metal. It’s called “Aslan”, and took Selcuk approximately 10-months to finish, weighing in at a hefty 250 kg (551 pounds). The sculpture measures 330 cm long by 185 cm tall (10.8 ft x 6.06 ft). Continue reading for more pictures.
According to Twisted Sifter: “Every piece of metal used was hand cut and hammered by the artist. The detail in the close-up images below really demonstrate how incredible this sculpture is.”