16-Foot "Big Potato" Statue Vandalized

Cyprus is an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, and apparently it's the home of a 16-foot "big potato" statue. The statue was commissioned in October to honor the nation's staple crop, and quickly went viral...mostly because it, well, doesn't look like a potato.

And now it's been cut down.

Apparently, unknown vandals chopped down the phallic spud at around 3:30 in the morning on New Years' Day, causing over $5,000 in damage.

Hopefully they're able to re-erect the potato soon for everyone's pleasure.

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