Monster horse to battle giant spider in Beijing

A giant half horse, half dragon designed by French artist Francois Delaroziere will be on display in Beijing next week to mark the 50th anniversary of China-France diplomatic ties.

However, it’s not just there for public viewing, the beast will be involved in a performance outside the National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.

The performance will see the 12-meter-high and 47-ton-heavy creature fight a giant mechanical ‘spider’ that weighs 37 tons.

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