There's a new exhibit in Nantes, France, called "Les Machines de l’île de Nantes," in which giant mechanical animals are on display. You can ride them, even! Check out this mechanical squid:

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Dark Roasted Blend shows additional mechanical animals, including a deep sea anglerfish you can ride in--and it lights up at night! Wicked!