Giant inflatable 'chicken' appears in park behind White House

Giant inflatable 'chicken' appears in park behind White House
Posted at 6:14 PM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 15:46:10-04

(RNN) -  Protesters placed a giant inflatable rooster - with President Donald Trump's signature hairstyle - to call Trump "chicken" for not releasing his tax returns. 

The bird's appearance caused an uproar on social media. 

 At least one enthusiast offered a close-up view. 

It's not the first time this bird has made an appearance in recent months. In April, a 13-foot-tall version of the chicken accompanied protesters at tax marches across the U.S.

A Chinese manufacturer released the inflatables in January to usher in the Year of the Rooster. The company commissioned a Seattle-based designer, who claimed that the resemblance to the president was purely coincidental. 

Since its debut, the inflatable has been an enigma, with reporters searching for a back story.

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