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kelpie

1, kelpy
an Australian breed of sheepdog, originally developed from Scottish collies, having a smooth coat of various colours and erect ears

kelpie

2
(in Scottish folklore) a water spirit in the form of a horse that drowned its riders
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I go to locations like the Kelpies, the Falkirk Wheel or up to the Caledonian Canal, and can be helping set up networks or help people connect their phones.
Upon arriving to music from a pipe band at the 30-metre-high landmarks, the royal couple met Kelpies sculptor Andy Scott.
Scott added: "It beggars belief that permission was ever given for this eyesore within The Kelpies site in the first place.
The majority of alleged Kelpies and Kelpie-mixes on those sites looked like anything but true representatives of this compact Australian herding dog, and the few that did closely resemble the breed were too far away.
The Maquettes are 1/10 scale sculptures of the world renowned Kelpies situated in Falkirk, Scotland.
The Kelpies won the UK National Structural Steel Award, The Saltire Award for Civil Engineering, and were recognised as a UK 'national treasure' by the UK Lottery.
John Bullock, Atkins principal engineer, said: The engineering of the Kelpies was extremely technical and involved a number of challenges.
It wasn't cheap - importing three or four Kelpies costs as much as a quad bike.
The Kelpies tourist attraction could celebrate its one millionth visitor before the first anniversary of its launch.
The Dragon Stoorworm adds to the traditional Scottish tales in Floris Books' Picture Kelpies series.
Readers who have been on the M9 in the last year will have seen the stunning massive Kelpies sculpture featuring two working horses.
EVEN giant metal horses need a health check - and The Kelpies are no exception.