“…tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon…”*

*coined by American physicist Richard Feynman (1918-1988) to describe the experiments of Louis Slotin at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

From Wikipedia:

“Half-size replicas of the original pair of dragons made by Birmingham Guild Limited were erected at main entrances to the City of London in the late 1960s. In addition to the Birch dragon at Temple Bar, and the two original Coal Exchange statues on Victoria Embankment, there are two replicas of the Coal Exchange dragon at the south end of London Bridge, two on High Holborn near Gray’s Inn Road (see image), and single replicas on Aldgate High Street, Bishopsgate, Byward Street, Moorgate, Goswell Road (north of Aldersgate Street), Farringdon Street, and at the south end of Blackfriars Bridge.”

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