Gigantic body parts excite and scare crowds in Chile
Tuesday, January 08, 2013 - 00:47
Jan. 8 - Enormous human body part puppets roam around Santiago's Plaza de Armas. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
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This big mouth in Santiago's Plaza de Armas has got people talking.
And so have other larger-than-life body parts that have been found roaming the streets of Chile.
If you haven't been keeping an eye out, there's a simple explanation.
Australia's Snuff Puppets have come to town as performance art, exciting spectators like Valeria Gomez.
(SOUNDBITE) Valeria Gomez, spectator, saying (Spanish):
"It's educational, but since it's also 3-D, it seems real. It also teaches you about the function of each body part. I really like it and it also scares me"
The Melbourne-based company has earned international fame, performing around the globe since 1992.
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