82-foot-tall white ‘Moon Rabbit’ leans on airport hangar

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (NBC/APTN) — The Dutch artist who brought us the giant yellow ducky has created another huge animal for Taiwan’s Arts Festival. It’s an 82-foot-high white rabbit who’s leaning against an old aircraft hangar.

Florentijin Hofman’s giant yellow duck drew millions of visitors when it toured Taiwan last year, and the organizers of the Arts Festival are hoping the huge rabbit will have the same effect.

Hofman said his creation is called “Moon Rabbit,” and it’s made from weatherproof paper. It celebrates the Chinese folklore story of a rabbit who is sent to live on the moon as a reward after he proved his selflessness to the gods.

The Arts Festival runs from Sept. 9 to Sept. 14.

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