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March 2, 2017

Meet Zhdun, the tubby gray blob who's at home on Russian social media

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It's not a cross between an elephant seal and the Pillsbury Doughboy. Russian internet users call the creature Zhdun, "the one who waits." Produced by: The World staff. Image credit: Courtesy Margriet van Breevoort.

Aired March 1, 2017

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Really a fun, interesting story.
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I am happy to see that this artist's work can apply to life in so many ways. It's kind of creepy, kind of cute, and it really made me contemplate what it actually means to just wait, which I seldom take the time to do.
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