A Japanese artist has put carnival balloon animals to shame with his epic twist on the art.
Masayoshi Matsumoto began making his balloon animals seven years ago as a hobby.
Matsumoto said that each animal takes anywhere from three to five hours to craft.
According to his website, every animal is created completely from balloons. No adhesive, pen, or seal are used.
Click through our slideshow to see some of his work.
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