These Incredible Giant Straw Dinosaurs Have Turned Up In A Japanese Field

It's just like Jurassic Park... but with more straw and less Jeff Goldblum

Photo: Yuko_vitzksp90

These amazing straw animal sculptures have been created in a field in Japan.

Niigata Prefecture, in the West coast of Japans main Island hosts an annual Wara Art festival. Wara is the Japanese word for ‘rice straw’, which is what these massive works of art are made out of.

Photo: amymauscd

The ares is a large producer of rice, so this byproduct is plentiful after the yearly harvest.

Artists use the straw in conjunction with massive wooden frames to create the amazing animal sculptures that are big enough for visitors to interact with – many scamps insisting on having their photographs taken in the jaws of the huge straw T-rex. After all, why wouldn’t you?

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