City on hunt for missing 7-ton monster mango

Bowen's 7-ton, 32-foot-high "Big Mango" has disappeared. (NBC/RTV)

BOWEN, Australia (NBC/RTV) — One city in Australia is on the hunt for a monster of a mango.

Bowen’s 7-ton, 32-foot-high “Big Mango” has disappeared.

It’s a recreation of the fruit and a symbol of the city, which is known as Australia’s mango-growing capital.

Staff at the local tourist information center discovered the landmark was gone when they arrived to work Monday.

They’re looking at surveillance video, but so far the search has proven fruitless. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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