TO ACCOMPANY FEATURE STORY AUSTRALIA-BIGTHINGS.
A 15.2-metre (50-foot) tall tourist attraction known as the "Big
Merino" sits in the rural city of Goulburn on January 18, 2002. A giant
concrete sheep, a massive fibreglass banana and a huge pink prawn are
among a list of over 100 oversized roadside oddities enjoying a retro
revival in Australia. REUTERS/Belinda Goldsmith TO ACCOMPANY FEATURE