Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Giant Cardboard Duck Sculpture Lands in St. Louis Park off South Grand

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Giant Cardboard Duck Sculpture Lands in St. Louis Park off South Grand

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ST. LOUIS * It looks like a duck, it might even fly like a duck, and it's sitting right now in a small park on South Grand Boulevard.

St. Louis artist Justin King said he didn't quite know why he created the giant cardboard duck sculpture the size of a car, but on Wednesday morning it went on full display in St. Louis.

The enormous duck can be spotted in Ritz Park, amid a row of restaurants on South Grand.

The duck is about 5 feet wide and 6 feet tall. Its name, King decided, is Carl.

King got permission to place Carl the Duck in Ritz Park from the South Grand Community Improvement District. He completed Carl the Duck in December, but waited to release the bird until weather improved.

"I'm still a little afraid a high wind could make it fly," he said. "But I'm OK with that. To me it's akin to a sidewalk chalk piece. …

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