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Published:December 6th, 2010 12:42 EST

Venus De Milo Statue Made From Panda Dung Sold For $45,000

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A former Swiss ambassador to China turned art collector has forked out 300,000 yuan (45,000 dollars) for a replica of the famed Venus de Milo statue -- made from panda dung.


Children from the southwestern province of Sichuan, the home of China`s beloved giant panda, made the unusual statue with the help of famous sculptor Zhu Cheng, popular web portal reported.


The panda dung Venus de Milo on display in a museum attracted droves of onlookers; I bet it attracted droves of flies as well.

The replica of the Venus de Milo is a crappy work of art, and I wouldn`t buy it if it was on sale for $1. The Swiss ambassador might have a crap load of money, but he doesn`t sh** about art.

The dung Venus de Milo was made by children, not by a renowned sculptor, and it should be flushed down the toilet.

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