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'Skywhale' Takes to Skies Above Australia's Capital During City's Holiday

The Skywhale hot air balloon took to the skies above Australia’s capital Canberra as part of the city’s public holiday celebrations on March 8.

Skywhale is one of the many hot air balloons released over the city on the second Monday of March each year to mark the day the city was named.

The balloon was first unveiled for the city’s centenary celebrations in 2013 to mixed opinions, according to news reports. Credit: Alison from Conder via Storyful