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Biggest Wood Lion In The World Carved From A Single Tree Trunk Took 20 People 3 Years To Complete!

It’s a known fact that one of the oldest crafts in the world is wood carving. People used to carve wood to make decorative handles for various tools and weapons during prehistoric times.

Wood carving has definitely evolved to become more of an art form. One that requires a huge amount of skill and builds an artists’ confidence, strength of character and problem solving capabilities.

Inspired by the fact that sculptures were once used to celebrate a nation’s culture, these Chinese sculptors decided to carve a giant lion from a single tree trunk.

Dengding Rui Yao was among 20 others who crafted this wooden lion over the span of three years. That is truly amazing.

Their huge art work grabbed the world’s largest redwood sculpture in the Guinness World Records.

The sculpture standing over 16.5 feet high, 13 feet wide and 47.5 feet long,it’s been entitled “Oriental Lion” and has become a favorite monument for those in the city of Wuhan!

Check these incredible photos below to see the result of the efforts of these incredible artists and how amazing the work looks:

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