This unique fair-trade decoration represents the giant Amazon river otter - the largest otter in the world. This classic water loving mammal of the Amazon will look great in any part of your home or office. This 17 inch long decoration was carved by hand from balsa wood by a native Amazon artisan. The sale of this craft supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. Each ornament comes with a tag listing the name and home of the artisan who made it and the plants used to make it.
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