Giraffe Calf white Botticino marble premium coaster (4" x 4") or trivet (6" x 6"). Cork backing to protect your counters. Each piece is made to order and will vary slightly in color and texture of stone. Gift box included. Do not put in the dishwasher or leave sitting in water to protect the cork backing. Clean using a damp cloth. Decorated in the USA.
Original artwork © 2010 Samara E. King & TwoBee, LLC rendered in color pencil for the Smithsonian American Museum of Natural History.
Baby giraffes are called calves. During birth, the calf will fall 5 feet (1.5 m) to the ground, since mother giraffes give birth standing up! Baby giraffes are born six feet (1.8 meters) tall. They can grow an inch a day, and double their height in one year. Giraffe mothers often take turns watching over their calves, but if left alone, the infant patiently sits down and waits for its mother’s return.
SOZA (Support Our Zoos and Aquariums) is structured to provide supplemental revenue - 50% of your purchase - to participating zoos, aquariums and conservation organizations.