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China: Giant chicken that looks like Trump surprises shoppers01:50

China: Giant chicken that looks like Trump surprises shoppers

China, Taiyuan
December 28, 2016 at 21:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

Shoppers on their way to the N1 ArtWalk Mall were greeted by a giant rooster sculpture, that is meant to depict US President Donald Trump, in Taiyuan on Wednesday.

The statue, which emulates Trump’s hand gestures and sports his famous hairdo, was commissioned by the shopping centre in China's Shanxi Province to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Rooster.

Several shops are selling small replicas of the 10m (32ft) sculpture, with prices ranging from 396 Yuan (EUR 55/USD 57) to 12,094 Yuan (EUR 1,671/ USD 1,739). Passers-by applauded the sculpture, saying that the shape of the President and the rooster are the same, as well complimenting the replication of the hair and hand gestures.

This is not the first time that Trump was compared to a bird. He recently made headlines when a journalist in China reflected on the similarity between the President and a five-year-old golden pheasant called "Little Red".

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Shoppers on their way to the N1 ArtWalk Mall were greeted by a giant rooster sculpture, that is meant to depict US President Donald Trump, in Taiyuan on Wednesday.

The statue, which emulates Trump’s hand gestures and sports his famous hairdo, was commissioned by the shopping centre in China's Shanxi Province to celebrate the upcoming Year of the Rooster.

Several shops are selling small replicas of the 10m (32ft) sculpture, with prices ranging from 396 Yuan (EUR 55/USD 57) to 12,094 Yuan (EUR 1,671/ USD 1,739). Passers-by applauded the sculpture, saying that the shape of the President and the rooster are the same, as well complimenting the replication of the hair and hand gestures.

This is not the first time that Trump was compared to a bird. He recently made headlines when a journalist in China reflected on the similarity between the President and a five-year-old golden pheasant called "Little Red".

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