TODAY   |  January 23, 2014

Bunny rabbit discovered in ear of Mandela statue

A statue unveiled in South Africa of the anti-apartheid revolutionary had an additional detail: a small rabbit hidden in his right ear. The sculptors reportedly added it as a signature and now officials want the rabbit removed.

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>> and look closely at this statue of nelson mandela . look in his right here. it's a tiny bunny rabbit . the sculptors say the government blocked them from engraving their signature on the statue so they decided to leave their trademark, the rabbit. now officials want it removed saying it's a distraction.

>> i think it's a distraction. they might have seen that coming?

>> they should have allowed them at least on a plaque.

>> there has to be a way to acknowledge them but a better way than a bunny rabbit in the ear.