It’s often said that the official bird of Austin is the crane—a building crane. Gaze across Lady Bird Lake at downtown and you’ll easily see five or more cranes at any given time, perpetually rebuilding the Austin skyline. One thing that may perplex you is this question: if the cranes build the buildings, what builds the cranes? The simple yet possibly baffling answer is that they build themselves. Still confused? This fascinating video sheds light on a perplexing chicken vs. the egg quandary of the construction world.