Town of Glover's Harbour, Newfoundland

Giant Squid

Squid - Lori HowellSquid - Steven Bennett

Designer: Don Foulds
With Collaborating Artists:
Edward O'Neill, Niel McLellan, and Jason Hussey

Built: July 2001

Dimensions:
Length: 55 Feet (16.8 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Concrete with metal reinforcement

Location:
Right on the main road in Glover's Harbour

Reason for Building:

It is a lifesize replica of the World's Largest Giant Squid (Guiness Book record) that was landed nearby on November 2, 1878.

Additional Information:

The second photo features Steven Bennett. Here is a winter shot with Philip Peebles in it. For a point of reference, Phillip is 5'-11" tall:
Squid - Philip Peebles

Don Foulds also created the Indian Head in Indian Head, SK, the Woolly Mammoth in Kyle, SK, Moose in Moose Jaw, SK and the Turtle in Turtleford, SK.

Information Source: http://www.exploitsvalley.nf.ca/newsletter/2001%20november/nov2001_pg3.htm

Pictures Sources: Lori Howell, Steven Bennett, and Philip Peebles

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Created By DMY on October 7, 2002
Last Updated: April 30, 2004