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MACADAMIA NUT 

LOCATION: Woombye (QLD)

This massive nut was built in 1978 — expanding a small theme park that had begun with the Big Pineapple.

The nut once housed a macadamia nut factory and was surrounded by rainforest and a small animal farm.

All of that closed in 2013. The nut now serves as an entrance to a high ropes course...

...and yes, of course some of #TeamALPHABET went for a climb!

 
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MERINO 🐏  

LOCATION: Goulburn (NSW)

This Big Merino is one of (if not THE) most famous BIG THINGS in Australia.

This enormous (and rather detailed) sculpture was unveiled in 1985. It was created to celebrate the two century old fine wool industry that the surrounding region is known for.

 

The Big Merino is affectionately known as Rambo — in honour of a real stud ram (that passed away in 2020).

(The picture below is a view from inside Rambo's head — out through his eyes!) 

 
 
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THE BIG...

MUSSEL 

LOCATION: Cowell (SA)

A big and totally marvellous Mussel!

Constructed from wooden slats, this mussel is one of three sea creatures to be found in the seaside town of Cowell.

This Big Mussel can be found beside a Big Crab and a Big Fish (which you can discover by clicking the links!).