This is, undoutedly, a snow-lion. Hence the following song (Babilonia and Feist) A snow-covered statue is surveying the frozen pond where, on normal occasions, kids are sailing toy-boats.
Those two chairs are looking like they have been ornamented with two cushions of snow. Such a shame someone couldn't help mess up the one on the right. The ulta crisp 24-85 mm Nikon zoom lens and a speed of 1/100 (Full Exif details here) made it possible to capture the falling snow-flakes.
It's rare that Paris is covered in snow. Yet, this year we did get our fair share of the white stuff. Here's a view of the Luxembourg Gardens last Sunday.