Paris has the Eiffel Tower. New York has the Empire State Building. And soon, Austin, Texas will have its own cultural masterpiece: the world's largest fur ball.
For reasons best known to themselves, members of the Texas Hearing and Service Dogs organization are attempting to collect 67 pounds of dog hair to create the Fur-O-Sphere; the world's biggest clump of fur.
The shed pet hair, collected in a 5-foot wide clear spherical ball, will be presented to the public at the Mighty Texas Dog Walk in April.
Clear your calendars now, you don't want to miss this one...