The Year of the Dragon

Chinese Lunar New Year
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Chinese artists put final touches on a replica of the Nine Dragon Wall in Chengdu on Jan. 17, 2012. The replica measures almost 100 ft. (30 m) long and 26 ft. (8 m) tall and bears dragon-shaped lanterns made from more than 3 tons of sugar. When completed, the wall will be one of the biggest highlights during the Chengdu Spring Festival Lantern Fair.

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