Missing Mango Mystery Solved, Here Are The Juicy Details : The Two-WayWho took the 33-foot-tall statue from its place of honor in Bowen, Australia? The culprits have stepped forward. They aren't trying to put the squeeze on anybody.
We weren't the only folks to post about the missing mango on Monday. The Guardian notes that "news of the 'theft' of the big mango hit international headlines, aided by CCTV footage, photos and media releases sent out by the Bowen center staff."
The Big Mango, as we said earlier, "became a tourist attraction after it was erected 12 years ago to commemorate the 'Kensington Pride' mango that's grown in Bowen, which bills itself as the mango capital of Australia. The gargantuan fruit cost $90,000 when it was built."