Coachella: What The Hell Is That Giant Flower?

Gabrielle Canon
Giant Flower at Coachella
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Coachella-goers arrived to the festival Sunday to find a giant 100 foot tall lotus flower on the grounds near the Gobi tent. Trippy!

The crazy thing was that the flower swooped up and down; half construction crane, half psychedelic creature from another realm. Folks walking by seemed mesmerized, perplexed; the thing had popped up out of nowhere. "It's terrifying" said someone named Jack. "It looks like something from Mario Brothers," said a guy named Mike from L.A. "I keep worrying it is going to eat me." So, what's the deal?

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