World’s Largest Loon, Vergas, MN

For those of you playing along at home, we head to Vergas, MN this week with another post about an oversized bird statue in our great state.  Just down the road from the World’s Largest Turkey in Frazee and the Prairie Chicken in Rothsay, is the World’s Largest Loon on the shores of Long Lake, in tiny Vergas, MN.

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World’s Largest Buffalo, Jamestown, ND

Another one of North Dakota’s best is found in between Fargo and Bismarck in the college town of Jamestown, ND.  Made of pure concrete and standing 26 feet tall, this big mofo was built in 1959 by art students in the local higher education establishment Jamestown College. It was given the official moniker “Dakota Thunder” in 2010.  The World’s Largest Buffalo is too good of a stop to pass up.DSCN2320 Continue reading