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Wild Turkey Plush Toy

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Wild Turkey Plush Toy

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See all of our Hansa Stuffed Animals at the index page.

 
Stuffe & Nonsense are no longer operating and cannot accept orders. Pages for the plush figures we made are still online for reference. If you bought from us in the past, Thank You! We hope you have enjoyed the soft sculpture art.

This Hansa plush shows a fine wild turkey in mating display posture. A male turkey displaying spreads his tail tall and wide and fluffs out his body feathers until he looks almost spherical. This plush turkey has wonderful feather detailing including the dark bars across his tail. The tail is supported by an internal wire frame, and his legs have strong rods to keep him standing straight. Figure is 19 inches tall -- about 1/2 life size.

The American wild turkey has lost respect since the word "turkey" became a synonym for helpless stupidity. But wild turkeys are not brainless buffoons like their domestic kin. Benjamin Franklin famously advocated the turkey as a better national symbol than the bald eagle. Wikipedia provides a quote from his letter on the subject:

For my own part I wish the Bald Eagle had not been chosen the Representative of our Country. He is a Bird of bad moral character. He does not get his Living honestly. ... For the Truth the Turkey is in Comparison a much more respectable Bird, and withal a true original Native of America ... He is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage, and would not hesitate to attack a Grenadier of the British Guards who should presume to invade his Farm Yard with a red Coat on.

We do have a plush version of that Bird of bad moral character, the bald eagle.

Hansa produce an assortment of quality plush animal figures designed to capture each animal's beauty and character. Hansa use high-quality synthetic plush, often custom produced for their specific requirements of color, pattern and texture. The Hansa designers use complex cutting patterns with as many different plush variations as needed to get the right appearance for their animals. The fabrics are hand-cut to match each animal's design. Eyes, noses and paws are individually sewn to give each animal its realistic and individual appearance. Many of the animals get air-brushed accents to highlight body or facial details. Then the animals are hand-stuffed creating the unique poses and looks that are distinctively Hansa.

Hansa also make a series of life-size large animal plush which include a structural metal frame that is light-weight but capable of being "ridden" by children and even adults up to 250 pounds in weight. Stuffe & Nonsense cannot stock the large animals, but you can check their full collection at the Hansa Toys USA web site. If you see something interesting there, contact us and we can get it for you.