The Fourth Plinth's blue cockerel
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A giant cockerel takes roost on Fourth Plinth

25 July 2013 Last updated at 14:14 BST

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has unveiled the latest artwork to take roost on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square.

Titled Hahn/Cock the giant blue rooster is by German artist Katharina Fritsch.

The sculpture is meant to symbolise regeneration and strength.

However its meaning was somewhat lost on onlookers, including the London Mayor...