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Key West, Florida: Sponge Monster 2 (Gone)

Bigfoot-style monster made of sponges stands outside the Key West Sponge Market. Reported washed away by Hurricane Ian in 2022.

Outside the Key West Sponge Market, which is on the west side of Wall St. at its south end. The monster may only be rolled out to the sidewalk during business hours.
Reported washed away by Hurricane Ian in 2022.

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Sponge Monster 2

The sponge monster is no longer there. Hurricane Ian washed it away.

[Melissa, 03/27/2023]

Sponge Monster.

Sponge Monster 2

This Sponge Monster now has different colored sponges in his body. It stands in front of the Sponge Shop that has all different types of sponges for sale.

[Melanie Turner, 04/18/2021]

Sponge Monsters apparently have a yearly molt.

Sponge Monster.

Sponge Monster 2

The sponge monster's doppelganger can be found at the Key West Sponge Market, which is near Mallory Square at 401-431 Wall Street in Key West.

[Kristi, 07/23/2017]

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