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Giant rubber ducky's not-so-lucky ending

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A worker stands on a deflated rubber duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor Wednesday, May 15. The 16.5-meter (54-foot)-tall inflatable rubber duck which attracted visitors to the harbor, has been deflated since Tuesday evening.

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A deflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats on Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, with the island skyline looming at the background, May 14. The 16.5-meter-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the territory on May 2, will be shown at the Ocean Terminal for a month. The Rubber Duck was deflated after some of its parts broke.

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Students watch as Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats near Ocean Terminal at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour on May 2. The 16.5-meter-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the territory on Thursday, will be shown at the Ocean Terminal for a month.

A six-story-tall duck is floating in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor to "bring a message of peace and harmony." NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

 From AP:  Hong Kong- A worker stands on a deflated rubber duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor Wednesday, May 15. The 16.5-meter (54-foot)-tall inflatable rubber duck which attracted visitors to the harbor, has been deflated since Tuesday evening.

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