Hansa Brown Bear Cub Standing 20cm

Hansa Brown Bear Cub Standing 20cm



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Gorgeous life like brown bear cub - great size for little hands to hold. 

Animal Facts:
Family Vombatidae. Found in Australia and Tasmania. Lives in burrows that it digs itself. Feeds mainly on grass, roots, barks and fungi. Measures 95-115cm in length. After 20-22 days gestation, it usually gives birth to one young which stays in pouch for six months. The fur of the wombat in Tasmania is so bristly that it was often used to make doormats.

Portraits in Nature is a hand-crafted collection of realistic plush animals. Artists working in a socially responsible and environmentally responsible studio create each Hansa animal from portraits of the creature in its natural habitat.

The Hansa Story
Artisan hand sew the animals "inside out", an old world tradition that results in the mininisation of seams, and their bodies are carefully "sculpted" to create "musculature" and "features" like movement in a walking or sitting position that are unique to each creature. On average, there are 42 separate pieces required to make each animal, that must be combined by a team of truly creative artists to create the distinctly realistic features that characterise HANSA animals. (Some animals have as many as 240 different parts!) Each animal is individually hand sewn, to give it a unique "personality", there are more than 860 different fabrics and man-made furs from which the "coat" and "hides" are made, along with over 6000 sets of different eyes, whiskers, claws, noses, and related accessories allocated for creating these wonderful plush animals. Stuffing emphasises careful attention to the placement of the highest quality man-made materials.

When you hold these wonderfully "life-like" animals, you will see and feel HANSA's emphasis on quality, which is a result of careful attention to design, custom fabric selection, cutting, sewing, stuffing, eye placement, feature creation, framing, air brushing and finishing. Since each animal is hand sewn, there will be slight variations in appearance.