An outpost of the Indonesian Army enjoyed a silly tiger statue as a mascot outside their building, and then the internet ruined everything with memes. Before you dive deep into that pool of memes so deadly dank, here's the statue in all its original glory:
What's up with its huge, baffling face? Doesn't matter. This was its eventual fate, the result of memes so intense they could kill a goofy tiger:
The tiger statue had apparently enjoyed a calm existence of several years without ridicule before the internet took notice. Then it was literally destroyed by the army—with chisels, according to an outlet no less esteemed than the BBC. Said a military official: "Every unit has their own decision on how the statue was made, but sometimes the artist was not that good."