Giant Yellow Rubber Duck Returns To Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Quack, quack! The giant yellow rubber duck is returning to Pennsylvania this week.

Go Erie reports that the duck will be part of the Tall Ships Erie festival September 8-11.

The giant duck will be part of the event, along with between 10 and 12 tall ships. The floating giant duck is more than six-stories high, 64-feet wide, 74-feet long and weighs 11-tons.

Built from rubber and vinyl, the duck cost “well into six figures” to construct.

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The “World’s Largest Rubber Duck” will reportedly be tied up near the Bayfront Convention Center, where four tall ships are scheduled to dock.

A smaller, 40-foot duck appeared in Pittsburgh for about a month in the fall of 2013 and drew about a million visitors, most who came to have their pictures taken with the oversized toy.

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