Gallery: Giant Floating Rubber Duck Mysteriously Deflates in Hong Kong


The giant rubber duck that recently sailed into Hong Kong has deflated into an oversize floating blob overnight, CNN reports. At first Harbor City officials didn’t respond to queries about the demise of Florentjin Hofman’s quirky art bird, but a tweet later in the day alluded to its need for a little tune up. Hong Kong was expecting the 54-foot-tall rubber duck to bob on the waters of Victoria harbor until June 9th, 2013.

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  1. V Duckerpillar May 16, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    Noooooo!!! They need to fix him and bring him here to New York Harbor!!!! :) Hopefully he will make it by June 13th for my birthday!!

  2. 4ndy May 16, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Pffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffft. Someone probably shot it with a BB gun.

  3. adherridge May 15, 2013 at 11:41 am

    How can I persuade the powers-that-be to send this wonderful Duck to Houston’s scenic and highly-toured bays (like Clear Lake, the Kemah Boardwalk, Galveston Bay, and Buffalo Bayou in Downtown)?

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