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Animals Of Instagram Spotlight Of The Week: Cocoa Puff The Giant Rabbit

Once a week, we will be featuring an extraordinary animal account on Instagram! Their story, the adorable pictures, and pawesome videos! This week's spotlight goes to Cocoa Puff, the giant rabbit

And when we say giant, we mean it. Cocoa Puff has over 340k followers of Instagram, making him not only a giant rabbit but a giant star. Cocoa Puff is what's known as a "Continental Giant," at the age of 2, Cocoa Puff weighed 18.5lbs.

And hilariously enough, when a fan online asked why they decided to name him Cocoa Puff, the answer was that Cocoa Puff's poops resembled the classic Cocoa Puffs cereal. 

Not sure we can look at Cocoa Puffs the same ever again! Thankfully, Cocoa Puff was litter box trained. He was also a cage-free animal. 

His owners sadly shared the news of his passing at the end of June. 

This week's spotlight goes out to Cocoa Puff, we know you're still delivering big smiles wherever you are! 

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A Creative Australian Built a Giant Laughing Kookaburra While In Quarantine

This Australian dad has really topped us all as far as creativity during self-isolation. 

While trying to stay productive, Dr. Farvardin Daliri has built a giant, laughing kookaburra in his own backyard.

The native bird, which measures a whopping 8.5 metres from beak to tail and stands at 4.5 metres tall was built for the Townsville Cultural Festival in Queensland, which he established 26 years ago. 

If you're wondering just how Dr Daliri constructed this incredible structure, he started working on it in February and used hundreds of steel round bars that were then melded and interlocked together, creating the shape of a kookaburra.

He also has a Master of Fine Arts, specializing in ceramics and sculpting, which helped him figure out the technical elements needed to make the sculpture.

He then took it out for a test drive and his daughter shared the video on twitter. 

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Photographer Adds a Giant Godzilla Named Ralph To His Photos

Freelance photographer Kieran Murray rounded up his photos for the past 4 years and decided to add toy Godzilla into them to make it seem like they are exploring the world together. Why? Because he was bored : "I travel with a 6-inch plastic figurine that I Photoshop to look Godzilla Sized. His name is Ryan and we get into all sorts of Shenanigans together." For more, check out his Instagram page.

H/t:DesignYouTrust

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Scientists Just Discovered That Penguins Used To Be Human-Sized

Penguins aren't exactly formidable creatures, are they? Although Emperor penguins can reach up to 4 feet 2 inches, they always seem super friendly and cute. Now imagine a penguin the same height as you. That changes things. Penguins the size of humans... the idea sounds like it comes from science fiction. But it actually just comes from science. It was recently discovered that giant penguins used to exist. We are not kidding. 

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Photographer Places Giant Cats In Photos With Himself And It's Something Out Of A Ghibli Movie

You can say that the artist, Petechka Odnobokov (Peter, for short), is larger than life! Peter places these images of giant cats (who you may have seen circulating the interwebs) in urban, and not so urban landscapes. A man with glasses and a beard is also present in each and every photo, this is Peter himself! 

Peter is always looking at ease and relaxed in the pics as the giant felines roam about (or nap about). Peter writes under one of the photos, a photo with cats is a peculiar way of communicating with the world around him. This allows you to draw a bridge between his total isolation from childhood and the outside world with other people.

The world he has created is certainly better than our reality!


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Indonesian Artist Is Back With Some More Pawsome Photos Of Giant Cats Living Among Us

Have you ever imagined what would the world look like if it was inhabited by kittens the size of a large building? Indonesian artist F. Muafidin is back with some more spectacular photos imagining just that.  

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People Have So Many Feelings And Jokes About This Giant 6-Foot-Tall Australian Cow

Meet Knickers, Australia's biggest cow. He is apparently so big he cannot be slaughtered so is now living out his days as a "leader" for younger cattle in Australia's Southwest. Check out some of the funniest jokes about this giant creature. 

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The Japanese Tradition of Rice Harvest Season Continues With Giant Animal Sculptures Made Of Straw

Autumn is the rice harvest season in Japan. Every year, farmers make sure that the leftover rice straw, known as "wara", does not go to waste. Japanese artist, Niigata, has found a very creative way of using these leftover rice husks by hosting an annual event called "Wara Art Festival". Ever since 2008, the straw has been used as a material to make giant sculptures exhibited at Uwasekigata Park. All of the monuments are handcrafted out of wooden rods that serve as the spine of the sculptures and dried straw molded on the frame. Each handicraft takes about a week to be completed. Via: Design you trust

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Most Patient Pet Owner Takes Giant Turtle Out For Long Walks

urtles have a lot of upsides as pets, such as being quiet and low-maintenance. Of course, they're not perfect animal companions. For example, just think of how much fun dog-owners have taking their pooches for a walk. You can't do that with a turtle, can you? Sure you can, as long as you're not in a hurry, like this resident of Tokyo out for a stroll with his gigantic pet turtle.

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Man Photoshops His Tiny Dog into a Giant Dog And Its So Cool

Vivian the Dog Moves to Brooklyn is a children's book penned by artist Mitch Boyer. Taking inspiration from his own life, the story details the adventure of a massive dachshund relocating to the big city with his owner. Modelling his own pup, Boyer uses photoshop to create the effect of a huge dachshund that is similar size to his owner. Now, Vivian is almost the same height as the six-foot plus Boyer, and the photographs are truly adorable.


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