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Koala plush toy with hat, vest and swag , stuffed animal, Size 16cm/6.25″
Jack is a small exquisitely soft and realistic soft plush toy koala dressed in the cutest attire with hat, vest and swag. A swagman was a short-term labourer who travelled by foot from farm to farm carrying his belongings in a swag. The term originated in Australia in the 19th-century. Koala bears are adored all over the world as our national symbol of Australia’s unique wildlife.
This handcrafted koala measures 16cm/6.25″ in height including the ears, 17cm/6.75″ in length and 13cm/5″ in width.
Koalas diet consists of only eucalyptus leaves, often choosing leaves at the top of the tree that contains more liquid and nutrients, and can eat up to a kilogram a day. However they only eat 50 out of 700 eucalypt species. Even though eucalyptus is poisonous to most animals their digesting organ helps to detoxify the chemicals.
Part of the Bocchetta Plush Toys “Koalas” and “Australian Animal” Soft Toy Collections.