Observed: Protectus bolus

Observed in the field a variety of bollard – Protectus bolus. Once relegated to the shoreline and docks to assist the longshoreman secure ships to shore, Protectus bolus in all different subspecies crowd the sidewalk. Many of these are installed without approval throughout the five boroughs, and are loosely regulated.

We see three common types:

  • Granite bollard
    Protectus bolus granum
  • Planter bollard
    Protectus bolus planta 
  • Metal pole bollard
    Protectus bolus metallum

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