There’s a myth that bears walk the streets of Russian cities. Well, that's of course not true, but if you’re walking through Yakutsk in Siberia, you might be surprised to come across a pair of wooly mammoths. It’s the work of artist Oleg Savvinov, who built the three-meter tall hairy statue and its one and a half meter baby in the world's
The artist and his son
“There was a lot of climbing up and down, with the wind and weather not being too helpful,”
Mammoths are kind of Yakutsk's brand, and artists are sure the statues will be an added attraction to the winter city.
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