There is something for everyone in the Hansa Elephant Collection. From X Large to small, standing to sittings, riding or rocking, and there is always the puppet...and they all have the same extraordinary realistic details. Gorgeous dark gray plush covers each with air brushed and hand painted details creating markings unique to each piece. Strong legs, long trunks and wonderfully flappy ears makes it hard to pick just one so collect them all! What makes Hansa plush stuffed animals so different from their competitors is the quality and pinpoint accuracy of specific animal characteristics that are used in each production. Each piece is designed with a unique personality by artists from portraits of animals in their natural habitat. The custom designed "coat" of each character is meticulously hand cut by seasoned craftsmen for a distinctive and personal look. From the tip of a giraffe nose to the bottom of a mouse foot and in every soulful eye, lovingly detail is present in each character to give them the life-like look that is unmistakably Hansa.
Elephants live in Africa and Asia. They are the largest and most powerful of all land mammals reaching heights up to 13 ft. and weighing up to 14,000 lb. They eat about 500 lb. of grass, foliage and other vegetation a day. They can also drink about 36 gallons of water at a time. Elephants have a long lifespan, living up to 70 years old. Their tusks are actually ivory teeth that continue to grow throughout their lives. An adult African elephant's trunk is about seven feet (two meters) long! It's actually an elongated nose and upper lip. Like most noses, trunks are for smelling.