The Giant Koala
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman
S 36° 55.095 E 142° 30.842
54H E 634860 N 5913125
Quick Description: Sam the Giant Koala is one of Australia's Top 10 "Big Things", and was built to encourage visitors to the tourism complex in the area.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 3/23/2015 4:04:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJH1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ndbrewguy
Views: 1

Long Description:
It was built by then-owner Beryl Cowling, who commissioned Dutch sculptor Ben Van Zetten to design and construct it in 1988.

The Koala is 14 metres high and weighs 12 tons. It is made of bronze set on a steel frame.

It was advertised for sale on ebay in 2014.

5829 Western Highway, Dadswells Bridge, Wartook Valley, Victoria, 3401
This Roadside Giant is made out of: Metal

This Roadside Giant Depict...?: An animal form

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