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Giant Rice Turtle Shells Out Good Luck This Chinese New Year

So. Much. Rice.

Looking for a little luck in the Chinese new year? Search no further -- this giant turtle made of rice has your fortune covered.

The monster statue in Xiamen, Fujian Province, is made of nearly 1,000 bags of rice and stacks up around 38 feet long, 25 feet wide and 5 feet tall, according to Newsflare. The turtle is also designed to weigh 66,000 grams, a nod to six being a lucky number in Chinese culture. Plus, such elegant red ribbon!

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The Year of the Monkey kicked off on Feb. 8 with a celebration lasting 15 days.

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