The world’s tallest snowman [in Bethel, Maine] is no man.
The “snowwoman” towering over this village features eyelashes created from discarded skis and bright red lips made from painted car tires. She wears a giant red hat and a 100-foot-long scarf, and her blond tresses are made from rope. She gets a little bling from a snowflake pendant that’s 6 feet long.
“She’s a beauty. Gotta love those eyelashes,” said Robin Zinchuk, executive director of the local chamber of commerce and a chief instigator of the town’s offbeat project.
With the temperature in single digits, several hundred people, including busloads of schoolchildren, turned out for Friday’s dedication of the 122-foot-tall mountain of snow.
KXLY.com: monkey attacks
There was no monkeying around on the South Hill on Friday, after Spokane animal control officers responded to an unusual call for help. A macaque monkey, native to Africa and Asia, escaped its owner’s home, biting three neighbors.
“That is something you don’t see in Spokane,” says Scott Battaglia on a home video of the monkey.
That’s likely very true.