By Craig D. Lindsey, culturemap Houston

The people of Houston’s East End recently mixed together some volunteers, artists, and paint materials and came up with a vibrant, visual dish: Turtle Soup.

Measured at 266 feet long, and 20 feet high, Turtle Soup is an eye-catching mural located near Eastside’s Hidalgo Park (known around the neighborhood as “Mexican Park”) on JW Peavy Drive. The mural features various species of marine life — sea turtles, tropical fish, dolphins, even jellyfish — collectively swimming in front of a royal-blue backdrop.

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