Original: Hippo (Mvuu)
Original: Hippo (Mvuu)

DESCRIPTION

  • The name Hippopotamus means ‘river horse’
  • Hippos give birth in the water
  • A group of Hippos is called a herd, pod, dale or bloat
  • Hippos can hold their breath for up to 5 minutes
  • Hippos can run up to 48 kmph (faster than Usain Bolt!)

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Rhino (Chipembere)
Original: Rhino (Chipembere)

DESCRIPTION

  • The name Rhinoceros means ‘nose horn’
  • A group of Rhino is called a crash.
  • A White Rhino can weigh up to 3500kg
  • Relative to their size, Rhinos have small brains
  • Rhino horns are made from keratin, the same substance that fingernails and hair are made from
  • A Rhino dung pile can be up to 3 feet high

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Buffalo (Nyati)
Original: Buffalo (Nyati)

DESCRIPTION

  • A Buffalo is 4 times stronger than an Ox
  • A group of Buffalos is called a gang, herd or obstinacy
  • Buffalo herds can have as many as 2,000 members
  • Buffalos can live to up to 30 years old
  • Buffalos are capable of defending themselves against Lions

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Crocodile (Garwe)
Original: Crocodile (Garwe)

DESCRIPTION

  • Crocodiles can swim at up to 40 kmph
  • A group of Crocodiles is called a bask, float or congregation
  • Crocodiles have 24 teeth
  • Crocodiles swallow stones to aid digestion and to help them dive deeper
  • A Crocodiles can stay underwater for 2-3 hours
  • Crocodiles can live for up to 80 years

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Ruvara Giraffe (Twiza)
Original: Ruvara Giraffe (Twiza)

DESCRIPTION

  • Giraffes have the same number of bones in their necks as a human
  • A group of Giraffes is called a Tower
  • Giraffes can grow up to 16 ft (they average 6 ft tall at birth!)
  • Giraffes can run up to 56 kmph
  • Giraffes give birth standing up – their young have to fall over 5 ft!
  • A Giraffe’s tongue can be as long as 53 cm
  • Like human fingerprints, no 2 giraffes have the same pattern of spots
  • Ruvara means colour in Shona – the main language spoken in Zimbabwe

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Ruvara Monkey (Shoko)
Original: Ruvara Monkey (Shoko)

DESCRIPTION

  • Monkeys peel their bananas and don’t eat the skin
  • Albert II was the first monkey in space, he landed on the moon on 14th June 1949
  • A group of Monkeys is called a troop, a barrel or a cartload!
  • Monkeys can grasp with both their fingers and their toes
  • Some monkeys can count and understand written numbers
  • To attract a female partner, some species of monkey urinate on their hands and rub it into their fur
  • Ruvara means colour in Shona – the main language spoken in Zimbabwe

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Ruvara Zebra (Mbizi)
Original: Ruvara Zebra (Mbizi)

DESCRIPTION

  • Zebras are white with black stripes, not black with white stripes!
  • Zebras can’t see the colour orange
  • A group of Zebras is called a crossing, a dazzle, a herd, a harem or a zeal!
  • The stripes of a Zebra are as individual as a fingerprint
  • The fastest recorded speed for a Zebra is 112 kmph!
  • Ruvara means colour in Shona – the main language spoken in Zimbabwe

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Pangolin (Haka)
Original: Pangolin (Haka)

DESCRIPTION

  • Pangolins are the world’s most trafficked mammal – they are targeted for their meat and scales which is used in traditional medicine.
  • When it is threatened, a pangolin will curl itself into a tight ball that is impenetrable to predators.
  • Baby pangolins travel around with their mother by riding on the base of her tail.
  • Pangolins don’t have teeth, instead they have long sticky tongues that they use to eat ants and termites out of their mounds.
  • A pangolins tongue can be up to 40 cm long when fully extended – this is the longest tongue to body ration of all mammals.
  • Pangolins are the only mammals that are covered in scales
  • Pangolin scales are made of keratin, like our fingernails, and make up 20% to 30% of their body weight.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Reindeer (Green)
Original: Reindeer (Green)

DESCRIPTION

  • Both male and female Reindeers grow antlers
  • Their noses are specially designed to warm the air before it gets to their lungs
  • Some species of Reindeer’s ankles click when they walk – so they can stay together in a blizzard
  • No two Reindeer antlers are exactly the same
  • Reindeers can run up to 50 miles per hour

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Reindeer (Red)
Original: Reindeer (Red)

DESCRIPTION

  • Both male and female Reindeers grow antlers
  • Their noses are specially designed to warm the air before it gets to their lungs
  • Some species of Reindeer’s ankles click when they walk – so they can stay together in a blizzard
  • No two Reindeer antlers are exactly the same
  • Reindeers can run up to 50 miles per hour

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Highland Coo
Original: Highland Coo

DESCRIPTION

  • Highland Coos originate from the Highlands of Scotland
  • The Highland Coo is the oldest registered breed of cow in the world
  • A group of Highland cattle is called a fold
  • Their long fringe is called a ‘dossan’
  • Their long horns are used for foraging and digging through the snow for food in the winter

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
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Original: Sheep (Hwai)
Original: Sheep (Hwai)

DESCRIPTION

  • There are over 1 billion sheep in the world
  • Sheep have best friends
  • A group of sheep is called a herd, flock or mob
  • Sheep have a field of vision of 300 degrees, allowing them to see behind themselves without turning their head
  • Sheep have an excellent memory

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Individually named by the lady who knitted it
  • Tagged with the name and photo (unless they are still in prison) of the knitter
  • CE tested
  • Hand knitted with a mix of acrylic and cotton yarns
  • Stuffed with a polyester toy stuffing
  • Wash by gentle sponge cleaning
£16.00 Add to cart