"Real" Monster-Size Skeletons
"Dream on, my small sucker friend! I'm just the first of life's many educational disappointments."
About the skeleton:
Created by the late Gino De Dominicis (who died at the young age of 51 in 1998)some of the photos here were taken when it was being displayed in the Pallazo Reale in Milan in 2007.
Lest you think our beaked friend is unique to the world, there exists a giant skeleton making the rounds that is considerably more active.
As the crowd began to gather, an onlooker sadly
declared "T'was Beauty what killed the Beast."
It's a lesser-known bit of history that the village folk all ate for a month on the leftovers.
Unfortunately for Gulliver, the Lilliputions took no chances.
Visitors study 'Habibi,' a giant, polystyrene and resin human skeleton creation by Algerian-born French artist Adel Abdessemed, at the Regional Contemporary Art Collection in Reims, February 24, 2004. 'Habibi,' translating as 'Darling,' 'Dear' or 'Beloved,' measures 17 meters long, is presented like a giant dinosaur fossil, floating outstretched above the floor.
Although confined to captivity, he lived for the times
when he scared the pants off the new night watchmen.
Eating candy skulls; spending the night in the cemetery with candles and food; giant skeletons at the fairs; yes, Mexico knows how to celebrate the Day of the Dead!
Somehow the pink seems to take a little of the edge off the spookiness.
"FOOLISH MORTALS! FLEE BEFORE MY WRATH...
FOR BEHOLD: GOMM-TUU THE UNLIKELY LIVES AGAIN!