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Published:September 8th, 2013 18:14 EST

Giant Rubber Duck In China Looks Like Wrinkled Chicken: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Officials in China said they repaired a 60-foot-tall inflatable duck that, because it wasn`t assembled properly, resembled a disgruntled chicken.


The duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, was put on display Friday at the International Garden Expo Park, but it didn`t quite look right, China`s official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.

The duck wasn`t inflated properly so its skin looked wrinkly, while the beak was droopy, causing it to appear more like a chicken, Xinhua said."


Rubber Duckie, you`re the one,
You make bathtime lots of fun,
Rubber Duckie, I`m awfully fond of you.

I applaud Chinese authorities for making art accessible and free to the masses, but this is an epic fail.

A rubber duckie is an iconic toy that never fails to make children of all ages smile. But this monstrosity resembles a wrinkled chicken more than an adorable rubber duck. Parents who took their children to the Garden Expo Park to see the giant duck, have likely traumatized them for life.

For God`s sake I hope parents didn`t let their children wade in the water where the colossal duck resides, they are likely to die from lead poisoning.

The only way Chinese authorities can atone for their mistake is by blowing up the huge duck, hopefully when no children are present.

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