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A massive inflatable Great White Shark (in 5 pieces!) adorns the Discovery Channel headquarters building in downtown Silver Spring, MD to promote Shark Week.

In celebration of Discovery Channel's SHARK WEEK, "Chompie" has returned to the Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. The giant inflatable shark is 446 feet long from his nose to his tail, and took 6.65 miles of fabric to make. SHARK WEEK, cable's longest running event, celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year and kicks off on Sunday, August 1 at 9PM ET/PT with Ultimate Air Jaws.
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