reported in December 2013 on the unveiling of a 9 metre high statue of recently deceased former president Nelson Mandela.
According to rsg.co.za
, this bronze work of art also depicts Madiba with a rabbit in his ear.
You can see it clearly in this picture
taken by Herman Steyn.
A search for information about the significance of the rabbit does not deliver much information at this time.
However, according to a Twitter
user, the rabbit is for good luck.