This August 2012 photo shows fifteen moai standing watch at Tongariki on Easter Island. The largest moai on the 720-foot-long platform weighs 97 tons. The site was restored between 1992 and 1996 at a cost of over $2 million, paid for by the Japanese government(AP Photo/Karen Schwartz)

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This August 2012 photo shows fifteen moai standing watch at Tongariki on Easter Island.  The largest moai on the 720-foot-long platform weighs 97 tons. The site was restored between 1992 and 1996 at a cost of over $2 million, paid for by the Japanese government(AP Photo/Karen Schwartz)
This August 2012 photo shows fifteen moai standing watch at Tongariki on Easter Island. The largest moai on the 720-foot-long platform weighs 97 tons. The site was restored between 1992 and 1996 at a cost of over $2 million, paid for by the Japanese government(AP Photo/Karen Schwartz)
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