Yet another Chinese city has managed to put itself on the map with the construction of an enormous statue honoring a tasty water-dwelling creature.
Photos have been published online showing an imposing crab-shaped building that is nearing completion in the Jiangsu city of Kunshan, which is located in between Shanghai and Suzhou.
Kunshan lies on the shores of Yangcheng Lake, which is famous for producing succulent hairy crabs, a favorite in China this time of year. The 75-meter long crab shack will reportedly be an expo center and ecological museum devoted to the noble crab.
Kunshan’s mega-crab joins the colossal crayfish of Qianjiang…
And the tremendously ugly turtle of Baiyang Lake…
In the annals of China’s obsession with really big things, weird architecture and eating animals.
[Images via Xinhua]
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