Stinging tribute for Madiba

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iol news pic ss mandela statue object INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS Picture of Mandelas ear. Its not everyday that you find a rabbit in the right ear of a world leader. Since the little rabbit was found in the statue of late former president Nelson Mandela, a lot of curious locals with cameras and long lenses have been focusing on Mandelas ears. City blogger Robin Malherbe found a mystery object in the left ear of the statue. Tell us what you think it is! Email your guess to [email protected] and buy tomorrows Pretoria News to find out what the mystery object is. You may be surprised!

First there was a rabbit in Madiba’s right ear. Now there is another mystery object in the statue of Nelson Mandela’s left ear. But you will be relieved that it’s not another bunny rabbit – or worse, an Easter egg! Sarah Haines, heritage manager at Koketso Growth, who oversaw the project, said nothing was sculpted into the left ear of the statue.

“It’s a hornet’s nest or the start of one. We will arrange to have it removed over the next few days,” she said. Mystery solved!

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