An inflatable Trump rat is waiting for him in Manhattan

President Trump has a large, inflatable surprise waiting for him when he returns to Manhattan — a giant rat made in his likeness.

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The Trump rat, an art installation that was funded via Kickstarter, has been greeting New Yorkers at Fifth Ave. and 59th Street.

Here it is in all its glory.

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The masterpiece is modeled after the blowup rodents used by labor unions to protest the hiring of non-union workers.

BravinLee, the artist group responsible for the Trump rat, said the rat itself is "an enduring sign of resistance and ridicule," which has been repurposed to help lead protests against Trump's policies.

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: A 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump stands at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
An inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump stands during a rally outside of Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Thousands of people took to New York streets on Monday to protest president�Donald Trump's�response to weekend violence in Virginia, clogging midtown Manhattan as he arrived for his first overnight stay in the city since taking office. Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians walk past a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians walk past a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians stop and take photos of a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians stop and take photos with a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: A 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump stands at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: A 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump stands at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians walk past a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Pedestrians walk past a 15-foot tall inflatable rat in the likeness of U.S. President Donald Trump at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street up the road from Trump Tower, August 14, 2017 in New York City. Numerous protests are expected throughout the city today as President Trump is expected to arrive this evening at his home at Trump Tower, which will be his first visit back to his 5th Avenue apartment since the inauguration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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"The intent was to fabricate an inflatable Trump Rat and get it out into the world, keep it circulating, and loan it out to protests," BravinLee's website states. "We will inflate and position it in as many different locations that we are able."

This is not the first time a giant inflatable animal has been made in Trump's image.

Just last week, a Trump chicken landed behind the White House:

The launch of the Trump rat coincides with the president's first visit home since his inauguration. Initially expected to arrive in New York on Sunday, Trump was delayed until Monday evening following the violence at Saturday's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

SEE ALSO: Giant inflatable chicken resembling Trump placed near White House

"Racism is evil," Trump said Monday, two days after the events in Charlottesville. "And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the K.K.K., neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans."

Trump faced heavy backlash for his initial statement regarding Charlottesville on Saturday, in which he condemned violence "on many sides," but failed to explicitly denounce the white supremacist organizations responsible. It was seen as a tepid criticism, to say the least.

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