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Horniman Walrus in Miniature

If you're looking to enter the #wanderingwalrus competition, there's no better place to pick up your own cuddly travelling companion than the Horniman Museum shop.

The Walrus toys sold in our shop aren't modelled after just any Walrus. They've been specially created to celebrate the wonderfully unique shape of the Horniman Walrus himself.

Notice the resemblence?

When our Walrus was brought to England in the 19th Century, Victorian taxidermists had never seen a live Walrus before. They had no idea about the skin folds which should appear around the chest and neck, which resulted in our Walrus getting a little 'overstuffed' and standing rather tall.

Our Walrus cuddly toys have been deisgned to have that same upright, wrinkle-free look.

They come in two different sizes, so you have a choice between a Walrus mini-me and a mini-mini-me.

Grab yours now before they all go wandering!