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  Re: [aroid-l] Artificial rock walls.
From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at msn.com> on 2003.01.19 at 16:49:12(9856)
Dear Brian,

I`d contact you local zoo, or browse the zoo web pages nation-wide, as most
Zoos have been using 'artifical' rock for years, it can be seen when one
visits most large zoos as back-walls, certer accents, etc., and is fairly
simple to do. I don`t think they use any foam, just blown-on cement that
is finished to look EXACTLY like natural rock and wood. For trees a mold
is first created from rubber, then used to cast cement over metal rod
reinforcements, the finished products are indistinguishable from the real
Good luck,


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