3250, PLATYPUS also known as Duck Billed Platypus, 16''L are anatomically scaled to create the best reproduction of the life size stuffed animal and the most realistic stuffed animal in the industry.
Fun Facts for Kids
- European naturalists first thought the platypus was a hoax, and that someone had sewn together a duck's bill and an otter's tail and created an animal like a beaver.
- The Platypus is native to Australia, the Land Down Under.
- The name "platypus" comes from the Greek "platys," meaning broad, and "pous," which means foot.
- The platypus can growl like a puppy.
- The platypus uses its snout to search for prey. Its mouth is under the snout.
- The platypus uses its tail to store fat, about 50% of its body is fat.
- Platypuses use their front feet to paddle and steer with their back feet and tails.
- Platypuses are a near threatened animal.
Product Dimension: 15.75(L) X 3.54(W) X 3.15(H)
HANSA CREATION, INC. Down Under is HANSA CREATION's hand-crafted collection of realistic plush animals. It takes great pride in each enchanting work of soft sculpture art, carefully designed to educate, fascinate, captivate and inspire creative play for collectors of all ages.
Artists create each HANSA animal from portraits of the creature in its natural habitat appropriately called Hansa Creation Portrait's in Nature. It is HANSA's uncompromising integrity in design and quality standards that has charmed collectors for generations and continues to mesmerize new collectors of all ages.
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