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"Inflatable Trump Roosters" Are Being Sold In China

Fowl move?

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This giant rooster sculpture outside of a mall in Taiyuan, China has gone viral.

#TrumpRooster welcomes #ChineseNewYear in Taiyuan, N China's Shanxi province

It was erected to usher in the Year of the Rooster on the Chinese zodiac calendar, which will begin eight days after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated.

Bless whomever was responsible for this statue in Taiyuan, China. Year of the rooster, indeed! 🐔😬


The work features Trump's often-used gestures and is accented with gold.

Vendors of the American festive fowl are based in Liaoning, Zhejiang, Sichuan, Shanghai…basically, all over the country.

A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the #yearoftherooster

US artist Casey Latiolais designed the sculpture. "This is more yuge than I expected," he tweeted after its unveiling.

Ahem... this was way more yuge than I expected. The work I did just was unveiled! More to come

Between Trump and China, it's ~complicated.~ The president-elect spoke directly with Taiwan's president and has consistently thrown shade at the country.

We should tell China that we don't want the drone they stole back.- let them keep it!

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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Beimeng Fu is a BuzzFeed News World Reporter covering China and is based in New York.

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