Sculpture made from 440lbs of butter | Weird
Palmetto, Florida - Visit the Manatee County Fair and your eyes will not deceive you; Jim Victor is sculpting a manatee out of butter.
The food sculptor says he's used 440-pounds of butter making his work of art. Victor says he started making sculptures out of food in the 1980's and has used everything from cheese and chocolate to bread and pasta.
Click here to see a gallery of his past food sculptures.
The Manatee County Fair hired Victor after seeing his work at another event.
Friday, Victor estimated he had spent more than 70-hours on his manatee butter sculpture.
He works inside the back of a trailer that is kept between 55 and 60-degrees so the butter will no melt.
The butter was donated by Land O'Lakes and once the fair is over Victor says his sculpture will be tossed out.
Despite looking edible he says it really isn't because the butter was actually waste donated by Land O'Lakes.