Elephant Hand Puppet from Folkmanis Puppets
This 27 inch long Elephant Puppet is a majestic pachyderm that incorporates the animator to lift and move the trunk when you slip your hand inside his head. Designed with realistic touches, an ultra-soft micro-fiber fabric, and a movable mouth. Elephants use their trunks for a variety of purposes, from hauling lumber to taking a bath; how much can you make him do?
2006 iPARENTING MEDIA Best Product Award
DR.TOY BEST VACATION PRODUCTS 2006
2006 CREATIVE CHILD AWARDS Toy of the Year
FACTS OF INTEREST:
* There are two species of elephant, the African and the Asian. The African elephant can be up to 11 feet tall and weigh 14,000 pounds.
* An elephant's trunk has 40,000 muscles! It serves as a nose, as a hose, as an arm, hand and fingers, and as a trumpet.
* Elephant cows and young live in large herds led by an older female. Males are solitary or part of small all-male groups.
* Elephants are seriously endangered due to destruction of their habitat. In Africa, many elephants are also killed illegally for their tusks.