Mom: Look how big that cicada on the tree is. It’s huge!
Child #1: It looks pretty scary.
Child #2: Your Tyrannosaurus rex looks scarier.
Child #1: But … my Tyrannosaurus rex is made of plastic.
— Komazawa Park, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday
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