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Clash of the mechanical titans

2014-10-11 07:31

By (chinadaily.com.cn)

A 47-ton giant robotic horse with a menacing dragon's head will do battle with a 37-ton mechanical spider in Beijing's Olympic Park from Oct 17 to 19,as one of the highlights of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

The two colossal creatures will stage their China debut by waging war on the avenue facing the National Stadium, aka the Bird's Nest. Full story: Clash of the mechanical titans

Clash of the mechanical titans
The 47-ton yellow creature-whose name, Long Ma, combines the Chinese words for "dragon" and "horse"-will tussle with the enormous arachnid named La Princesse.[Photo/CFP] 

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