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All hail the Piranha Plant of Gungahlin Drive!

By cring 2 February 2012 27

gungahlin drive art

This is on the side of Gungahlin Drive heading South towards the city (between Palmerston and Barton hwy turnoff).

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All hail the Piranha Plant of Gungahlin Drive!
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Amanda Hugankis 12:52 pm 06 Feb 12

Skyring said :

sarahsarah said :

inlymbo said :

ooh we hope it does not eat our kart on the way past……

I think you’ll be safe – it appears to be missing it’s teeth!

Maybe it’s some sort of gum tree?


m_ratt 3:02 pm 03 Feb 12

mrs_ratt informs me that this artwork has come and gone several times in recent weeks, and has indeed gone again by this morning.

Gerry-Built 1:21 pm 03 Feb 12

RedDogInCan said :

EvanJames said :

It looks a bit like the plant from the Dentist film/stageshow.

That would be Little Shop of Horrors – Feed me, Seymour!

Audrey 2

devils_advocate 1:17 pm 03 Feb 12

I agree this is awesome.

Some questions (as it’s not apparent from the pic):

Was the drain/stormwater riser there already or is that part of the artwork?

Also what is the structure made of and if it’s a real stormwater riser, how is it attached in such a structurally sound way?

I think I’m going to have to do a drive by to see this myself.

00davist 12:34 pm 03 Feb 12

Gungahlin Al said :

Sheesh can’t anyone recognise a triffid when they see one??

Sorry Al:

Clearly a Piranha Plant, and not a Triffid.

However, perhaps a challenge should be laid?
Triffid in canberra, anyone feeling creative?

Jivrashia 11:48 am 03 Feb 12

That green drain opening is going to get more Mario-ed in the future…

Watch this space.

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