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Pelican Rapids, Minnesota: Pelican Pete: World's Largest Pelican

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25 E. Mill Ave.

Address:
Pelican Rapids, MN
Directions:
From US-59/N. Broadway turn east at the stoplight onto MN-108/E. Mill Ave. You'll immediately see a post office on the left; park there or nearby. Pete is just behind it.
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World's Largest Pelican.

Pelican Pete: World's Largest Pelican

Pete watched over a dam spillway and prime fish-gobbling spot. The dam and pelican were removed in early 2023, but Pete was back on view by late June. 16 feet tall; built in 1957.

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World's Largest Pelican

Pelican Pete is in great shape. Be aware, though, that if his platform is wet, it can be extremely slippery.

[Tom C, 09/08/2019]

Big Pelican.

World's Largest Pelican

Statue of the World's Largest Pelican, in downtown Pelican Rapids on the river.

[Jack Steck, 02/25/2010]

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