Gallery: Cute Gigantic Muskrat Sculpture Pops Up in the Dutch Countrysi...

 
Using local materials and craftsmen, artist Florentijn Hofman sculpted a gigantic sculpture of a muskrat taking a peaceful nap in the Dutch countryside. Located at Nieuwerkerk -- the lowest point in The Netherlands at 22.5 foot below sea level -- this rodent sculpture was built to highlight the damage that these animals are said to cause to dykes. Taking up 105 x 26 x 40 feet of space, the hairy animal is obviously not aware of its real-life peers chewing and burrowing into the man-made sea barriers.

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