Canadians moot methods to embiggen moose monument and make Mac great again

www.theregister.co.uk | 1/29/2019 | Staff
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A Canadian city is not a-moosed that Norwegians have erected a bigger, shinier monument – and its residents are raising money to fund a possible antler extension.

Until 2015, the city of Moose Jaw (yes, really) had the world's largest moose statue, Mac, standing at 10 metres tall.

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But then Storelegen (Big Moose) came on the scene: Norway's stainless steel giant, located in Stor-Elvdal, is 30cm higher than Mac and arguably a great deal more glam. It even has the support of Elon Musk, although El Reg isn't convinced this is a positive for the Nordic beast.

Meanwhile, Mac's creator, Don Foulds, has revealed that his sculpture was created to be "big and cheap". He told local paper Macleans that the council had approached him for a "roadside attraction" and had "no aesthetic concerns whatsoever".

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"I laid out a base and price and they just kept on wanting to keep the price the same but then make...
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