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For Commonwealth Games awesomeness it’s hard to go past Matilda – the giant winking Kangaroo.

Why? Because Matilda was actually a Forklift.

Yep, that’s a whole lot of chicken wire and plaster of Paris (zero fact-checking on construction methods btw) being driven around by a forklift #forkliftlicence #nolimits

Gold Coast 2018 has a Koala called Borobi as a mascot but frankly if it isn’t powered by a Forklift it’s just not as cool for us…