This mystery photo evokes the spirit of soaring into the wild blue yonder, but we assure you it is land-based somewhere in the tri-county area. So where? We’ll forward some City Paper swag to the 8th person who correctly answers the question and identifies this week’s mystery photo. To enter (one entry per person), send your guess, name and hometown in an email to: mystery@charlestoncitypaper.com.

Photo by Ruta Smith, Charleston City Paper. | Credit: Ruta Smith, Charleston City Paper

LAST WEEK’S MYSTERY, “Critter,” shows a small beaver, one of several animal figurines that adorn a Marion Square fountain at the corner of King and Calhoun streets. The fourth person to identify it was Jessica Liebhaber of Mount Pleasant. George Graf of Palmyra, Va., identified the beaver as a bronze done by artist Scott Penegar of Charleston.

Every Monday, the City Paper offers a mystery photo taken somewhere in the Lowcountry. We encourage you to guess — and make sure to share your name and the town in which you live. We’ll uncover the mystery the following week and, every now and then, give a prize.

BONUS: If you want to submit a mystery photo taken by you for us to share, send it to our mystery email address. Make sure to put “Submission” in the subject line.

PAST MYSTERIES: While the guessing time on these mysteries is over, you might like seeing some old mystery photos that readers have puzzled over. Enjoy!


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