Gigantic yellow ducks drafted in to protest against Brazil’s president

Paulo Prada – Huffington Post, 03/20/2016

SÃO PAULO, March 20 (Reuters) — If any symbol captures the anger of rich and upper-middle class Brazilians who have taken to the streets to protest against President Dilma Rousseff, it might be a giant, inflatable yellow duck.

The 40-foot (12-meter) high duck presides over Sao Paulo’s Avenida Paulista,Brazil‘s economic nexus. It has landed on the esplanade in the capital Brasilia, while its ducklings swam in the reflecting pool outside Congress.

The duck and its brood have also hit the sands of Copacabana Beach, a prime place to see and be seen in Rio de Janeiro.

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