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A Seven Tonne Mango Went Missing In Australia

Three stories high, bright orange, and missing. Mango my God.

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Updated 1:22PM AEDT: Big Mango disappearance revealed to be a publicity stunt set up by Nando's.

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The town of Bowen in Queensland, Australia, is apparently missing its largest mango effigy.

so someone stole the big mango...only in australia

@rebelkbex

so someone stole the big mango...only in australia

09:01 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The mango itself weighs seven tonne (over 15,000 pounds) and is ten metres high.

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Needless to say, many have speculated over where the mango has gone.

Perhaps @sorrentoseal stole the Bowen mango?

Or what's happened to it.

damn these # brands MT @pourmecoffee: 7-tonne, 10-metre high mango stolen http://t.co/CWlQHeVren

darthâ„¢@darth

damn these # brands MT @pourmecoffee: 7-tonne, 10-metre high mango stolen http://t.co/CWlQHeVren

03:10 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#mangogate Big Mango has been found, along with map marked Aust.Dept.Deportation, washed up on remote Indonesian beach. Occupants had fled.

Philip Sjöström@text_appeal

#mangogate Big Mango has been found, along with map marked Aust.Dept.Deportation, washed up on remote Indonesian beach. Occupants had fled.

08:42 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Or who stole it.

A CCTV still has been leaked apparently showing the giant mango being stolen.

And the small town's Tourism Chairman Paul McLaughlin has weighed in on the debate.

Still, some are questioning the validity of the mango's disappearance.

This stolen big mango thing is a PR stunt, right?

Shannon Molloy@sleemol

This stolen big mango thing is a PR stunt, right?

08:04 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hello publicity stunt. RT @pourmecoffee: 7-tonne, 10-metre high mango stolen http://t.co/DkxJkxi0P9

Hayden Mack@haydenmack

Hello publicity stunt. RT @pourmecoffee: 7-tonne, 10-metre high mango stolen http://t.co/DkxJkxi0P9

05:40 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And some people are just blaming The Wiggles.

I suspect these are the ones who stole the big mango in QLD

Thomas Stansfield@TommyStans1991

I suspect these are the ones who stole the big mango in QLD

07:26 AM - 25 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite